Hirner Family History

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Hirner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, German Hirn, or on a horn (of land) (see Hirn). possibly a variant of Hürner, itself a variant of Hörner (see Horner).

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Kirner, Hiner, Berner, Birner, Herner, Finner, Rinner, Hiller

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Hirner Family Origin

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Hirner Family Occupations

What did your Hirner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hirner. 20% of Hirner men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hirner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hirner were Farm Laborer and Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Barber
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Helper
    6%

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

Hirner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hirner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hirner 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Hirner. 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 805 military records available for the last name Hirner. For the veterans among your Hirner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hirner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hirner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hirner in 1962 was 74, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hirner 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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