Widner Family History

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Widner Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by pastureland, from Middle High German weid(e) ‘grassland’, ‘pasture’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. variant of Widmer.

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


Similar surnames: Wiedner, Widder, Widmer, Wanner, Wisner, Weidner, Rinner, Wigner

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Widner Family Origin

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Widner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Teacher

    14%

In 1881, Farmer and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widner. The most common Widner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 86% of Widner's were Farmers.

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Widner Historical Records

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Widner Life Expectancy

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Famous Widner Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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