Lerner Family History

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Lerner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Berner, Kerner, Derner, Gerner, Werner, Verner, Ferner, Herner

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Lerner Family Origin

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Lerner Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lerner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Lerner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lerner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lerner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lerner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lerner. For the veterans among your Lerner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lerner Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lerner 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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