Bernsen Family History

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Bernsen Name Meaning

North German: reduced form of Berendsen. Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Bernt (see Bernhard).

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


Similar surnames: Berndsen, Berntsen, Bernson, Jensen, Berns, Bensen, Hermsen

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Bernsen Family Origin

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Bernsen Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Bernsen. 40% of Bernsen men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Stock Clerk
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bernsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bernsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernsen 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Bernsen. 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 288 military records available for the last name Bernsen. For the veterans among your Bernsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernsen Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bernsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bernsen in 1958 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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