Offner Family History

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Offner Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made ovens or used one, for example, a baker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German oven ‘oven’, ‘stove’ (see Offen).

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

Similar surnames: Hoffner, Offen, Hafner, Reffner, Ordner, Hoeffner, Offer, Ortner

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Offner Family Origin

Where is the Offner family from?

Offner Family Occupations

What did your Offner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Offner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Offner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offner. A less common occupation for the Offner family was Bakery Business.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Bakery Business


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

Offner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Offner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Offner. 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 Offner. For the veterans among your Offner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offner Life Expectancy

What is the average Offner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Offner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Offner in 1959 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offner 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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