Gafner Family History

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Gafner Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Gaffner.

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


Similar surnames: Gaffner, Gasner, Garner, Hafner, Rainer, Bahner, Gruner, Gepner

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Gafner Family Origin

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Gafner Family Occupations

What did your Gafner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gafner occupation in Canada was Servante. 100% of Gafner's were Servantes.

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  • Servante

    100%

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

Gafner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gafner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gafner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gafner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gafner in 1963 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gafner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gafner 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.

Famous Gafner Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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