Berne Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Byrne. French: variant spelling of Bern. Variant spelling of Swiss German Berni. Slovenian: from a derivative of the personal name Bernard.

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


Similar surnames: Berke, Berner, Berney, Berge, Berns, Cerne, Borne, Benne, Beirne

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Berne Family Origin

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Berne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Accountant

    3%
  • At Home

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Berne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Berne's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Accountant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berne. A less common occupation for the Berne family was At Home.

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Berne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Berne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Berne in 1945 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berne

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