Bernardo Family History

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Bernardo Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: from the personal name Bernardo (see Bernhard).

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

Similar surnames: Bernard, Bernards, Bernardy, Bernardino, Berardo, Leonardo, Bernardez

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Bernardo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bernardo name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Portugal


  • Philippines


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Bernardo Family Origin

Where is the Bernardo family from?

Bernardo Family Occupations

What did your Bernardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Miner and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernardo. A less common occupation for the Bernardo family was Brewer. The most common Bernardo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Bernardo's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Barkeeper

  • Brewer


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

Bernardo Historical Records

What Bernardo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bernardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernardo 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Bernardo. 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 Bernardo. For the veterans among your Bernardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernardo Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernardo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bernardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bernardo in 1946 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernardo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernardo 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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