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Origins of the Bearne surname

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About the Bearnes

We have a total number of 3145 records for people with the last name Bearne.

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Where do most Bearnes live?

In 1921, most Bearnes lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Bearnes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,920 records for the Bearne surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Bearnes most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bearnes.

What are the most common Bearne first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Bearne family members

Common jobs for Bearnes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bearnes in 1921


Living On Own Means


Domestic Servant


Private Means


Dress Maker


Common Male occupations for Bearnes in 1921
Clay Cutter






Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


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