Berland Family History

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Berland Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Brillant, an ornamental name from Yiddish barlyant ‘diamond’, ‘jewel’; compare Brilliant. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber ‘bear’ + land ‘country’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southwestern Norway named Berland, from Old Norse bjarg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ or ber ‘berry’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Erland, Bergland, Belland, Burland, Borland, Bergan, Morland, Norland

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Berland Family Origin

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Berland Family Occupations

What did your Berland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Berland. 21% of Berland men worked as a Cultivateur and 25% of Berland women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berland were Accountant and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farm Laborer
  • Nurse
  • Owner
  • Student

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

Berland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Berland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berland 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 Berland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berland. For the veterans among your Berland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berland Life Expectancy

What is the average Berland lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Berland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Berland in 1940 was 36, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berland 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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