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Johner Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Jonen in Switzerland.South German: occupational name for a reaper, from a noun derivative of Middle High German jan ‘row of mown grass or cereal’.

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

Similar surnames: Lohner, Rohner, Bohner, Dohner, Borner, Jenner, Nooner, Horner

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Where is the Johner family from?

You can see how Johner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Johner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Johner families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 37% of all the recorded Johner's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Johner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johner ancestors do for a living?

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

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Johner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 858 immigration records available for the last name Johner. 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 Cards

There are 548 military records available for the last name Johner. For the veterans among your Johner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Johner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Johner in 1957 was 43, and 57 in 2004.

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