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Bochner Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from a place called Bochnia.

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


Similar surnames: Buchner, Bohner, Boehner, Becher, Dohner, Richner, Bohnert, Boehler

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Where is the Bochner family from?

You can see how Bochner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bochner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bochner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Bochner families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Bochner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bochner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bochner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bochner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant and Arsasmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bochner. 50% of Bochner men worked as a Merchant.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Arsasmaker
    100%
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What Bochner family records will you find?

Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bochner. 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 Cards

There are 298 military records available for the last name Bochner. For the veterans among your Bochner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bochner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bochner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bochner in 1959 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

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