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Bero Family History

Bero Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): unexplained. Possibly a respelling of French Berot, which Morlet identifies as an altered form of Berost, a pet form of a Germanic compound name formed with ber ‘bear’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Berk, Gero, Fero, Beron, Bergo, Bert, Baro, Pero, Berto, Buro

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Where is the Bero family from?

You can see how Bero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bero family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bero families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bero families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bero's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bero families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bero. 36% of Bero men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bero women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bero were Butcher and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Butcher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bero. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bero. For the veterans among your Bero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bero lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bero in 1953 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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