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Karner Name Meaning

from South German dialect Karner ‘charnel house’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an undertaker. in northern Germany, a metonymic occupational name for a peddler who used a handcart or barrow, from Karren ‘cart’ + the -er agent suffix. possibly a variant of Kerner or Körner (see Koerner) or an altered spelling of Garner, Gerner.

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


Similar surnames: Garner, Kerner, Kasner, Kirner, Karrer, Carner, Kanner, Kapner

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Karner Family Origin

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Karner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karner family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karner. The most common Karner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Karner's were Farmers.

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Karner Life Expectancy

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