Berntsen Family History

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Berntsen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Bernt (see Bernhard).

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


Similar surnames: Bernsen, Berntson, Berndsen, Bentsen, Bernson, Berendsen, Albertsen

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Berntsen Family Origin

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Berntsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berntsen family was Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berntsen. The most common Berntsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Berntsen's were Farmers.

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Berntsen Historical Records

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Berntsen Life Expectancy

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Famous Berntsen Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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