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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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Where is the Bogner family from?

You can see how Bogner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bogner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Bogner families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bogner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bogner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bogner. 50% of Bogner men worked as a Clerk.

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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

  • Clerk
  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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