Bernt Family History

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Bernt Name Meaning

Scandinavian and North German: from a short form of Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Berns, Berndt, Berni, Bern, Bernd, Bein, Bernat, Bert, Berent, Best

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Bernt Family Origin

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Bernt Family Occupations

What did your Bernt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bernt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bernt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bernt family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bernt.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Day Laborer


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

Bernt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bernt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bernt 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 616 immigration records available for the last name Bernt. 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 656 military records available for the last name Bernt. For the veterans among your Bernt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bernt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bernt lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bernt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bernt in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bernt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bernt 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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