Berens Family History

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Berens Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Behrens.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Berends, Berns, Berend, Berkes, Brems, Berenson, Behrend

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Berens Family Origin

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Berens Family Occupations

What did your Berens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Anematograph Expert Distri Fel and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Berens. 6% of Berens men worked as an Anematograph Expert Distri Fel and 50% of Berens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berens were Canning Importers Merchant and Asst Instructress Poultry Keeping

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Anematograph Expert Distri Fel
    6%
  • Artist
    6%
  • Bank Clerk
    6%
  • Canning Importers Merchant
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Private Means
    23%
  • Nil
    10%
  • Asst Instructress Poultry Keeping
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Berens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Berens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berens 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Berens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Berens. For the veterans among your Berens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berens Life Expectancy

What is the average Berens lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Berens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Berens in 1959 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berens

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