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Rohner Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of various places named Rohne, Rohna, or Ronau (see Rohn 2). topographic name for someone living by an area of dead trees, from Middle High German ron(e) ‘fallen tree’, ‘block of wood’. from a Germanic personal name formed with rune ‘rune’.

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


Similar surnames: Lohner, Rohrer, Rosner, Rohn, Johner, Rohr, Bohner, Kroner, Dohner

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Rohner Family Origin

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Rohner Family Occupations

What did your Rohner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rohner family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rohner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Rohner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohner.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Rohner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohner Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rohner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rohner in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohner 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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