Rohner Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rohner. 16% of Rohner men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Rohner women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohner were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%

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

Rohner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 1,000 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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