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Berson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Ber (‘bear’).

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


Similar surnames: Bernson, Belson, Beron, Merson, Berkson, Benson, Person, Kelson

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Berson Family Origin

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Berson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpet Store

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berson family was Engineer. The most common Berson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Berson's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpet Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berson.

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Berson Historical Records

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Berson Life Expectancy

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