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Berrett Name Meaning

French: from berrett ‘hooded cloak’ (Latin birrus), later ‘headdress’, ‘bonnet’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such headgear or a nickname for an habitual wearer. In the modern sense of a flat brimless hat, béret was not coined until the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Berretta, Barrett, Bennett, Brett, Berreth, Ferrett, Burritt, Errett

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Berrett Family Origin

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Berrett Family Occupations

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  • Lumberman

    50%
  • Weaver

    50%

In 1881, Lumberman and Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berrett. The most common Berrett occupation in Canada was Lumberman. 50% of Berrett's were Lumbermans.

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