Arner Family History

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Arner Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German arnaere ‘reaper’, ‘day laborer’ (from arn ‘harvest’). Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Arn, near Zürich.

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

Similar surnames: Farner, Arber, Garner, Kroner, Varner, Marner, Arney, Arne, Harner

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Arner Family Origin

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Arner Family Occupations

What did your Arner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Arner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Arner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arner.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Arner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Arner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arner 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Arner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Arner. For the veterans among your Arner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arner Life Expectancy

What is the average Arner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Arner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Arner in 1946 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arner 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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