Bogner Family History

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Bogner Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a bowman or for a maker or seller of bows, from Middle High German bogenære. Compare Boger.

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

Similar surnames: Boger, Bodner, Boner, Borner, Bogle, Botner, Berner, Benner, Bohner

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Bogner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bogner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bogner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Bogner Family Origin

Where is the Bogner family from?

Bogner Family Occupations

What did your Bogner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bogner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Bogner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bogner family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bogner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Baker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bogner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bogner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bogner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bogner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bogner. For the veterans among your Bogner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bogner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bogner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bogner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bogner in 1953 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bogner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bogner 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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