Ber Name Meaning

Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber (see Baer).

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


Similar surnames: Baer, Bar, Berl, Bier, Berk, Bor, Berg, Eber, Bera, Ober

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Ber Family Origin

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Ber Family Occupations

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In 1880, Carpenter, Clerk and Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ber. A less common occupation for the Ber family was Eye Doctor. The most common Ber occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Ber's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Dry Goods Store

    8%
  • Eye Doctor

    8%

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Ber Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Ber Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Ber in 1961 was 57, and 63 in 2004.

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