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Berwald Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: from the Germanic personal name Ber(n)wald, composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘ruler’ but altered by folk etymology as if from German Bär ‘bear’ + Wald ‘forest’. German: in some cases, a habitational name from a place called Bärwalde or Beerwalde, of which there are several examples in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Seewald, Ewald, Berland, Gerald, Wald, Vorwald, Bernard, Dewald

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Berwald Family Origin

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Berwald Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    100%

In 1881, the most common Berwald occupation in the UK was Tailor. 100% of Berwald's were Tailors.

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