Bernheisel Family History

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Bernheisel Name Meaning

Altered form of a German habitational name from any of numerous places named with ber(n) ‘bear’ + a diminutive of Haus ‘house’, probably a minor place or farmstead called Bernhäusel.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheiser, Neiheisel, Berkheimer, Bernier, Bornheimer, Heisel

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Bernheisel Family Origin

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Bernheisel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Boatman

    13%
  • Boating

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Bernheisel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bernheisel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bernheisel family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Boatman and Boating were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernheisel.

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Bernheisel Life Expectancy

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