Wilner Family History

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Wilner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Willner.

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

Similar surnames: Willner, Wilder, Winer, Winner, Wiener, Wisner, Wilker, Widner

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Wilner Family Origin

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Wilner Family Occupations

What did your Wilner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Wilner. 25% of Wilner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Wilner women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilner were Confectioner and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Boatman
  • Boot Tapaner
  • Confectioner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Maid
  • Packer
  • Stenographer
  • Student

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

Wilner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wilner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilner 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilner. 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 Wilner. For the veterans among your Wilner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wilner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wilner in 1954 was 27, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilner 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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