Conner Family History

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Conner Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Connor, now common in Scotland. English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

Similar surnames: Corner, Fonner, Coyner, Canner, Bonner, Conyer, Sonner, Comer, Benner

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Conner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Conner name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Conner Family Origin

Where is the Conner family from?

Conner Family Occupations

What did your Conner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conner. The most common Conner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Conner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Conner family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Laborer

  • Labourer


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

Conner Historical Records

What Conner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 307,000 census records available for the last name Conner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conner 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Conner. 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 61,000 military records available for the last name Conner. For the veterans among your Conner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Conner Life Expectancy

What is the average Conner lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Conner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Conner in 1941 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conner 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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