Bernal Family History

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Bernal Name Meaning

Catalan: from the personal name Bernal, a variant of Spanish Bernaldo (see Bernard).

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


Similar surnames: Bernat, Bernas, Berna, Berney, Hernan, Bernot, Bernabe, Biernat

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Bernal Family Origin

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Bernal Family Occupations

What did your Bernal ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter Joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bernal. 17% of Bernal men worked as a Carpenter Joiner and 54% of Bernal women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bernal were Compositor (printer) and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter Joiner
    17%
  • Cashier Drapery
    17%
  • Compositor
    17%
  • Compositor (printer)
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Private Means
    16%
  • Cashier Catering
    8%
  • Dressmaker
    8%

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

Bernal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Bernal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernal 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Bernal. 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 Bernal. For the veterans among your Bernal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernal Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernal lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bernal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bernal in 1941 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernal

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