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Berman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Berman, meaning ‘bear man’. Respelling of German Bermann 1–3. English: occupational name for a porter, Middle English berman (Old English bærmann, from beran ‘to carry’ + mann ‘man’). English: possibly from a Middle English personal name, Ber(e)man, which may be derived from Old English Beornmund, composed of the elements beorn ‘young man’, ‘warrior’ + mund ‘protection’.

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


Similar surnames: Perman, Bermann, Derman, German, Herman, Beeman, Belman, Burman

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Berman Family Origin

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Berman Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • School

    50%

In 1881, the most common Berman occupation in Canada was Merchant. 50% of Berman's were Merchants. Merchant and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berman.

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Berman Life Expectancy

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