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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ber

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Borrowing from Hindi [Term?].

  1. Jujube.

ber was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Elfdalian, Faroese, French, Icelandic, Lojban, Mirandese, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old English, Old French, Old Irish, Old Norse, Swedish, Tatar, Volapük, Welsh, and Yola

Notable Persons Named Ber

Ber Borochov was a founder of the labor zionist movement. Ber was born on June 21st, 1881. He breathed his last breath in 1921.


Ber was born on June 16th, 1897. He breathed his last breath on August 5th, 1971.


Ber was born in 1878. He breathed his last breath in 1944.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ber

Josef Ber is an actor. Josef was born Josef Ber in Australia.


Jeanne was born Jeanne Le Ber as the child of Jacques Le Ber on January 4th, 1662 in Montreal. She breathed her last breath on October 3rd, 1714.


Jacques was born on January 1st, 1633 in parish of Pistre, Diocese of Rouen. He left this life on November 25th, 1706.


Pierre was born as the child of Jacques Le Ber in 1669 in Montreal. He passed away on October 1st, 1707.


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Popularity of Ber as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ber U.S.
  White 73.40% 64.26%
  African American 3.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ber

People with the last name Ber are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Ber

  • How Popular is the name Ber? Ber is the 73,517th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ber was the 49,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ber have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Ber in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ber? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ber is Sunday, July 15th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Ber born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ber was in 1990 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ber: Your name in reverse order is Reb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ber. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 421 people with the last name Ber.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ber? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ber as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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