Tonner Family History

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Tonner Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of Toner. South German: variant of Tanner.

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

Similar surnames: Tenner, Conner, Kinner, Benner, Bonner, Bonnar, Tanner, Tonne, Oxner

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Tonner Family Origin

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Tonner Family Occupations

What did your Tonner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tonner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Tonner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonner. A less common occupation for the Tonner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Tonner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Tonner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tonner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tonner. 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 Tonner. For the veterans among your Tonner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tonner Life Expectancy

What is the average Tonner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tonner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tonner in 1955 was 54, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tonner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tonner 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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