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Bernier Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Bernier, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bern ‘bear’ + hari ‘army’. German (from Slavic): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Garnier, Werner, Bennie, Berrier, Venier, Barner, Berne

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Bernier Family Origin

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Bernier Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    28%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Going To School

    3%

In 1881, the most common Bernier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Bernier's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bernier family was Going To School. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernier.

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Bernier Historical Records

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Bernier Life Expectancy

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