Degner Family History

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Degner Name Meaning

North German: variant of Degener.

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

Similar surnames: Degener, Dagner, Hegner, Legner, Denner, Derner, Wegner, Detmer

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Degner Family Origin

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Degner Family Occupations

What did your Degner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Centurier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Degner. 46% of Degner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Degner women worked as a Centurier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Degner were Colier and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Colier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Centurier
  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Servant

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

Degner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Degner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degner 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 843 immigration records available for the last name Degner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Degner. For the veterans among your Degner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degner Life Expectancy

What is the average Degner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Degner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Degner in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degner 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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