Bernhardt Family History

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Bernhardt Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: variant spelling of Bernhard.

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


Similar surnames: Bernhart, Bernhard, Gernhardt, Barnhardt, Earnhardt, Benhart, Erhardt

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Bernhardt Family Origin

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Bernhardt Family Occupations

What did your Bernhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bernhardt family was Brewer. Barber, Clerk and Tailer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernhardt. The most common Bernhardt occupation in Canada was Barber. 21% of Bernhardt's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

    21%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Tailer

    14%
  • Brewer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bernhardt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bernhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bernhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernhardt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bernhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bernhardt in 1940 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernhardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernhardt 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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