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Berney Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burney. French: from a pet form of Bernard. Jewish (American): from a derivative of the Yiddish personal name Ber.

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


Similar surnames: Berne, Berley, Barney, Birney, Burney, Bergey, Benney, Berner, Berry

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Berney Family Origin

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Berney Family Occupations

What did your Berney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Harness Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berney. The most common Berney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Berney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berney family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Harness Maker

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Servant

    7%

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Berney Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Berney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Berney Life Expectancy

What is the average Berney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Berney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Berney in 1959 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berney 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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