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Origin and popularity of the name BERNSON


Bernson : 1: Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Bernsson: patronymic from the personal name Bernt. Both forms of the surname are rare in Sweden. In North America this surname is therefore probably also an altered form of the most common Swedish cognate Berntsson (see Berntson).2: Americanized form of German Dutch Danish or Norwegian Bernsen or Berntsen cognates of 1. Compare Berntson.3: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Berenson.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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