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Bednar Name Meaning

Czech (Bednár), Slovak (Bednár), and Slovene: occupational name meaning ‘cooper’. Compare Bodnar. Americanized spelling of Polish Bednarz ‘cooper’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bodnar, Bednarz, Bear, Bednarik, Berner, Bernard, Bodner, Bonar

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Bednar Family Origin

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Bednar Family Occupations

What did your Bednar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Harness Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bednar. A less common occupation for the Bednar family was Merchant. The most common Bednar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bednar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

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Bednar Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bednar ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bednar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bednar lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Bednar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bednar in 1946 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bednar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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