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Lohner Name Meaning

occupational name for a day laborer or journeyman, Middle High German loner. habitational name for someone from places in the Austrian Tyrol named Lon and Lona, or Lohn in Westphalia, or Lohnau or Lohne. (Löhner): status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, Middle High German lehenære, lener. See also Lehmann, Lehner.

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

Similar surnames: Rohner, Johner, Lehner, Lahner, Bohner, Lohrer, Lobner, Horner

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Where is the Lohner family from?

You can see how Lohner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lohner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lohner families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 83 Lohner families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 84% of all the recorded Lohner's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Lohner families in 1911.
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What did your Lohner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lohner. 49% of Lohner men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Fisherman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lohner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lohner 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 921 immigration records available for the last name Lohner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lohner. For the veterans among your Lohner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lohner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lohner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lohner in 1960 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

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