Danner Family History

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Danner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a forest, from Middle Low German dan, Middle High German tan ‘pine’, ‘forest’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places called Thann, named with this word, notably in Bavaria, and also in Mecklenburg and Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Tanner, Wanner, Banner, Kanner, Dannen, Denner, Depner, Sandner

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Danner Family Origin

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Danner Family Occupations

What did your Danner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Danner. 40% of Danner men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Operator
  • Driver

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

Danner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Danner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Danner. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Danner. For the veterans among your Danner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danner Life Expectancy

What is the average Danner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Danner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Danner in 1946 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danner 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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