Berns Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Bern, a variant of Bernd. Latvian: from a short form of the personal name Bernards (see Bernhard).

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


Similar surnames: Beins, Bens, Bern, Borns, Bernd, Berne, Bernt, Berni, Sens, Boers

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Berns Family Origin

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Berns Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Painter

    50%

In 1881, the most common Berns occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Berns's were Laborers. Laborer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berns.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Berns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Berns in 1949 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berns

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