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Berrien Name Meaning

French: regional name for someone from Berry (see Berrier) or from Berrien, in the department of Finistere.

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


Similar surnames: Berrier, Terrien, Berrie, Berrian, Perrier, Bernier, Perrie, Bercier

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Berrien Family Origin

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Berrien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Work In Farm

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Berrien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Berrien's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Berrien family was Work In Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berrien.

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Berrien Historical Records

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Berrien Life Expectancy

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