Hafner Family History

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Hafner Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: occupational name for a potter, Middle High German hafner, an agent derivative of Middle High German hafen ‘pot’, ‘dish’. This is the normal term for the occupation in southeastern Germany and Austria, and the German surname is found mainly in this area, also in Slovenia.

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

Similar surnames: Hahner, Haefner, Hafler, Haffer, Hafer, Hader, Hefner, Harner, Kasner

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Hafner Family Origin

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Hafner Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hafner.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Hafner Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Hafner Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hafner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hafner in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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