Berryman Family History

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Berryman Name Meaning

English: topographic or habitational name, ultimately from the dative case, byrig, of Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Berry, Berman, Beckman, Herdman, Berkman, Ferryman, Borrowman

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Berryman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Berryman name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Sweden


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Berryman Family Origin

Where is the Berryman family from?

Berryman Family Occupations

What did your Berryman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Berryman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Berryman's were Farmers. Farmer, Tin Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berryman. A less common occupation for the Berryman family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Tin Miner

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Berryman Historical Records

What Berryman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Berryman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berryman 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Berryman. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Berryman. For the veterans among your Berryman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berryman Life Expectancy

What is the average Berryman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Berryman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Berryman in 1942 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berryman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berryman 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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