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Bering Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ber (meaning ‘bear’) or from a short form of any of the various compound names formed with this element (for example Bernhard).

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


Similar surnames: Berding, Berling, Boring, Bring, Goring, Benning, Behring, Berns

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Bering Family Origin

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Bering Family Occupations

What did your Bering ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bering. 45% of Bering men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Bering women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bering were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Ce
    12%
  • Civil Servant
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    40%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%

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

Bering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bering 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bering. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bering. For the veterans among your Bering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bering Life Expectancy

What is the average Bering lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bering in 1945 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bering 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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