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Bering Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ber (meaning ‘bear’) or from a short form of any of the various compound names formed with this element (for example Bernhard).

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

Similar surnames: Berding, Berling, Boring, Bring, Goring, Benning, Behring, Berns

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Bering Family Origin

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Bering Family Occupations

What did your Bering ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bering. The most common Bering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bering's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bering family was Lumber Mercht..

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Lumber Mercht.


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

Bering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bering 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bering. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bering. For the veterans among your Bering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bering Life Expectancy

What is the average Bering lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bering in 1945 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bering 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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