Berard Family History

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Berard Name Meaning

French (Bérard): from a personal name of Germanic origin, formed with ber ‘bear’.

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

Similar surnames: Berardo, Bernard, Gerard, Herard, Berry, Lenard, Berwald, Bedard

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Berard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Berard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Berard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


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Berard Family Origin

Where is the Berard family from?

Berard Family Occupations

What did your Berard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berard occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Berard's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berard. A less common occupation for the Berard family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berard Historical Records

What Berard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Berard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Berard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Berard. For the veterans among your Berard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berard Life Expectancy

What is the average Berard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Berard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Berard in 1951 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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