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Berwald Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: from the Germanic personal name Ber(n)wald, composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘ruler’ but altered by folk etymology as if from German Bär ‘bear’ + Wald ‘forest’. German: in some cases, a habitational name from a place called Bärwalde or Beerwalde, of which there are several examples in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Seewald, Ewald, Berland, Gerald, Wald, Vorwald, Bernard, Dewald

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Berwald Family Origin

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Berwald Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Berwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Berwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berwald. A less common occupation for the Berwald family was Chair Factory To Wk.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brass Finisher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Chair Factory To Wk

    10%

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Berwald Historical Records

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Berwald Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Berwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Berwald in 1957 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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United States

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