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Origin and popularity of the name BER


Ber : 1: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber from Yiddish ber ‘bear’.2: Polish: adaptation of German Baer Behr.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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