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Birner Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Pirna in Saxony or Birnau in Württemberg. occupational name for a coiner or assayer of precious metals, from an agent derivative of Middle High German birnen ‘to smelt’.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Kirner, Barner, Borner, Biener, Birkner, Risner, Binner

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Birner Family Origin

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Birner Family Occupations

What did your Birner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birner family was Day Laborer. The most common Birner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Birner's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birner.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Day Laborer

    14%

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Birner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Birner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Birner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Birner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Birner. For the veterans among your Birner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Birner Life Expectancy

What is the average Birner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Birner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Birner in 1962 was 23, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Birner 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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