Bortner Family History

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Bortner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of braiding, from Middle High German borte, German Borte ‘braiding’.

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


Similar surnames: Bordner, Ortner, Fortner, Borner, Portner, Bodner, Berner, Porter

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Bortner Family Origin

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Bortner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Bortner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Bortner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bortner. A less common occupation for the Bortner family was Carpenter.

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Bortner Historical Records

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Bortner Life Expectancy

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