Ebner Family History

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Ebner Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of flat ground or a plateau, from Middle High German ebene ‘plateau’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Ebnet, Eber, Eder, Lerner, Benner, Jenner, Esser, Depner, Egner

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Ebner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ebner name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Ebner Family Origin

Where is the Ebner family from?

Ebner Family Occupations

What did your Ebner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ebner occupation in Canada was Miner. 67% of Ebner's were Miners. Miner and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ebner.

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  • Miner

  • Servant


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

Ebner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ebner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebner 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ebner. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Ebner. For the veterans among your Ebner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ebner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ebner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ebner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ebner in 1952 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ebner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ebner 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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