Berrier Family History

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Berrier Name Meaning

French: regional name (from Old French berruyer) for someone from Berry (see Berry 4). However, the distribution of the name in North America is not consistent with a French origin, and it may be that another source should be sought.

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

Similar surnames: Perrier, Verrier, Berrien, Burrier, Ferrier, Verdier, Carrier, Berger

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Berrier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Berrier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Berrier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Berrier Family Origin

Where is the Berrier family from?

Berrier Family Occupations

What did your Berrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berrier. The most common Berrier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Berrier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berrier family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Labourer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berrier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berrier Historical Records

What Berrier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Berrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berrier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 479 immigration records available for the last name Berrier. 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 Card

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

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Berrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Berrier lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Berrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Berrier in 1953 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berrier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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