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Dorner Name Meaning

German (also Dörner): habitational name for someone from places named Dorn or Dornau in Bavaria, or either of two places named Dorna, in Saxony and Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Derner, Dobner, Corner, Dorney, Dohner, Durner, Doster

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Dorner Family Origin

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Dorner Family Occupations

What did your Dorner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorner family was Shoe Maker. The most common Dorner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Dorner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorner.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Shoe Maker

    8%

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Dorner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorner. 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 Dorner. For the veterans among your Dorner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorner Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dorner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dorner in 1945 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorner 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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