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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 Berney

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

R is for rich, in the love from others

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons Named Berney

Berney was born on October 10th, 1726. He passed away on February 23rd, 1797.


Berney was born on August 12th, 1930.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Berney

Jim Berney is a special effect and visual effects supervisor. He has had major accomplishments since 1995.


He breathed his last breath in 1784.


Berney was born on August 12th, 1930.


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Popularity of Berney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Berney U.S.
  White 91.00% 64.26%
  African American 2.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.92% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Berney

People with the last name Berney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Berney

  • How Popular is the name Berney? Berney is the 46,703rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Berney was the 25,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Berney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52 babies born with the first name Berney in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Berney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Berney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Berney is Saturday, October 6th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Berney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Berney was in 1962 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Berney: Your name in reverse order is Yenreb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eerynb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Berney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 978 people with the last name Berney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Berney? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Berney as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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