Berish Family History

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Berish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Behrisch, from a pet form of the Slavic personal name Beruslaw or Boruslaw.

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


Similar surnames: Borish, Rish, Burich, Buresh, Bertsch, Boris, Beamish, Gerich, Benish

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Berish Family Origin

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Berish Family Occupations

What did your Berish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Berish. 37% of Berish men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Berish women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berish were New Worker and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Coal Miner
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    39%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • New Worker
    16%

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

Berish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berish 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Berish. 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 428 military records available for the last name Berish. For the veterans among your Berish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berish Life Expectancy

What is the average Berish lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Berish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Berish in 1951 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

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