Herner Family History

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Herner Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Herne in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Henner, Gerner, Horner, Ferner, Lerner, Herder, Herzer

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Herner Family Origin

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Herner Family Occupations

What did your Herner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Herner. 60% of Herner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Herner women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herner were Barber and Servante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Barrister
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Barber
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
    50%
  • Servante
    50%

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

Herner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Herner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herner. 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 728 military records available for the last name Herner. For the veterans among your Herner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herner Life Expectancy

What is the average Herner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Herner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Herner in 1957 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herner 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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