Berndt Family History

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Berndt Name Meaning

North German form of Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Bernt, Bernd, Bendt, Bernat, Berns, Gerndt, Berendt, Berni, Bern

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Berndt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Berndt name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Berndt Family Origin

Where is the Berndt family from?

Berndt Family Occupations

What did your Berndt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Glass & China Packer (Dealer) and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Berndt. The most common Berndt occupation in the UK was Glass & China Packer (Dealer). 50% of Berndt's were Glass & China Packer (Dealer)s.

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  • Glass & China Packer (Dealer)

  • Tailor


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

Berndt Historical Records

What Berndt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Berndt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berndt 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Berndt. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Berndt. For the veterans among your Berndt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berndt Life Expectancy

What is the average Berndt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Berndt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Berndt in 1945 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berndt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berndt 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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