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Berwald Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: from the Germanic personal name Ber(n)wald, composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘ruler’ but altered by folk etymology as if from German Bär ‘bear’ + Wald ‘forest’. German: in some cases, a habitational name from a place called Bärwalde or Beerwalde, of which there are several examples in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Seewald, Ewald, Berland, Gerald, Wald, Vorwald, Bernard, Dewald

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Berwald Family Origin

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Berwald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brass Finisher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Chair Factory To Wk

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Berwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Berwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berwald. A less common occupation for the Berwald family was Chair Factory To Wk.

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Berwald Life Expectancy

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