Berni Family History

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Berni Name Meaning

Italian: probably from a short form of Bernardo, but see also Berna. German (Alemannic): from a pet form of Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Bernt, Bern, Berti, Berns, Bernd, Bieri, Aerni, Berto, Bein, Bernick

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Berni Family Origin

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Berni Family Occupations

What did your Berni ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Berni occupation in the UK was Wood Turner. 100% of Berni's were Wood Turners.

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  • Wood Turner


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

Berni Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berni. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berni 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 Berni. 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 431 military records available for the last name Berni. For the veterans among your Berni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berni Life Expectancy

What is the average Berni lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Berni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Berni in 1946 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berni

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berni 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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