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Brantner Name Meaning

German (also Bräntner): topographic name for a settler on land cleared by fire, from Middle High German brant ‘burnt’ + the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Trattner, Brunner, Brenner, Santner, Sandner, Blattner, Bradner

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Brantner Family Origin

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Brantner Family Occupations

What did your Brantner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brantner. 20% of Brantner men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Brantner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brantner were Truck Driver and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%
  • House Work
    5%

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

Brantner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brantner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brantner 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 251 immigration records available for the last name Brantner. 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 Brantner. For the veterans among your Brantner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brantner Life Expectancy

What is the average Brantner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brantner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brantner in 1962 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brantner

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