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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Berman

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Alt. Meaning

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

R is for realist, the way you are.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Berman

Berman Brothers is a pop music, rock music, and world music record producer and songwriter. Their ongoing career started in 1993. Berman was given the name Frank Beermann .


Notable Persons With the Last Name Berman

He holds the title NFL Studio Host, SportsCenter Anchor, Baseball Commentator, and Football Commentator. Chris was given the name Christopher James Berman on May 10th, 1955 in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.


Barbara Barrie is an actress, singer, and author. She has had major accomplishments since 1953. Barbara was given the name Barbara Ann Berman on May 23rd, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Susan Berman was a fiction and nonfiction writer. Susan was given the name Susan Jane Berman on May 18th, 1945 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. She breathed her last breath on December 23rd, 2000.


Shelley Berman is a comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer, poet, and philanthropist. He was most prominent from 1954 to present. Shelley was given the name Sheldon Berman on February 3rd, 1925 in Chicago.


Rick Berman is a television producer. Rick was given the name Richard Keith Berman on December 25th, 1945 in New York City, New York, U.S. Rick is also known as Berman and Richard Keith.


David Berman is a rock music and indie rock singer-songwriter, poet, and cartoonist. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1989. David was born David Berman on January 4th, 1967 in Williamsburg, Virginia.


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Popularity of Berman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Berman U.S.
  White 94.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Berman

People with the last name Berman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Berman

  • How Popular is the name Berman? Berman is the 24,023rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Berman was the 2,271st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Berman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249 babies born with the first name Berman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Berman to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Berman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Berman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Berman is Thursday, March 21st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Berman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Berman was in 1919 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Berman: Your name in reverse order is Namreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nmebar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Berman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,025 people with the last name Berman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Berman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Berman as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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