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Bernthal Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the Yiddish personal name Ber (‘bear’) + German Thal (now spelled Tal) ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Leventhal, Bernhard, Bertha, Bertram, Berdahl, Bernal, Bertholf

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Bernthal Family Origin

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Bernthal Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Dkyd Labourer

    11%
  • French Polisher

    11%
  • None

    11%

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In 1881, Blacksmith, Dkyd Labourer and French Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernthal. The most common Bernthal occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 11% of Bernthal's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Bernthal family was None.

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Bernthal Historical Records

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Bernthal Life Expectancy

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