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Bernards Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bernard (see Bernhard). Latvian form of the personal name Bernhard.

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


Similar surnames: Bernard, Bernardy, Bernhard, Bernardo, Bernat, Bernardi, Bernardin

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Bernards Family Origin

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Bernards Family Occupations

What did your Bernards ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bernards occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Bernards's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bernards.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Carpenter

    25%

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Bernards Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bernards. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernards 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bernards. 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 Bernards. For the veterans among your Bernards ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernards Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernards lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bernards life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bernards in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernards 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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