Kasner Family History

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Kasner Name Meaning

Variant of German Kastner or respelling of Kassner. Czech: topographic name for someone who lived on a street, from a derivative of German Gasse ‘street’, or possibly from German Kastner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a community treasurer, from German Kastner or alternatively from German Kasse ‘cash(box)’, ‘coffer’ + the agent suffix -ner.

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


Similar surnames: Kanner, Kastner, Kaser, Karner, Kapner, Basner, Kasser, Kaner, Risner

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Kasner Family Origin

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Kasner Family Occupations

What did your Kasner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Checker and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kasner. 12% of Kasner men worked as a Checker and 50% of Kasner women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasner were Farmers Son and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Checker
    12%
  • Confectioner
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Farmers Son
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%

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

Kasner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kasner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kasner 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Kasner. 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 656 military records available for the last name Kasner. For the veterans among your Kasner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kasner Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kasner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kasner in 1956 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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