Bernitt Family History

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Bernitt Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish and English Burnett.

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


Similar surnames: Bernett, Bennitt, Barritt, Meritt, Burkitt, Burditt, Perritt, Herritt

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Bernitt Family Origin

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Bernitt Family Occupations

What did your Bernitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bernitt. A less common occupation for the Bernitt family was Sash & Blind Mak. The most common Bernitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bernitt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    43%
  • Sash & Blind Mak

    14%

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Bernitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bernitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernitt lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bernitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bernitt in 1959 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernitt 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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