Berndsen Family History

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Berndsen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bernd, a local form of Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Bernsen, Berendsen, Berntsen, Jensen, Bentsen, Bernson, Berendzen

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Berndsen Family Origin

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Berndsen Family Occupations

What did your Berndsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berndsen family was Lock Smith. Farmer, Laborer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berndsen. The most common Berndsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Berndsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Lock Smith


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

Berndsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berndsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berndsen 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 466 immigration records available for the last name Berndsen. 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 212 military records available for the last name Berndsen. For the veterans among your Berndsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berndsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Berndsen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Berndsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Berndsen in 1959 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berndsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berndsen 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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