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Dankner Family History

Dankner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Danner, Danker, Anker, Tanner, Langner, Banker, Kanner, Wanner

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Where is the Dankner family from?

You can see how Dankner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dankner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Dankner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Dankner families living in Cheshire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Dankner's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Dankner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dankner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dankner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cook was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dankner. 100% of Dankner women worked as a Cook. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 721 census records available for the last name Dankner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dankner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 375 immigration records available for the last name Dankner. 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 Cards

There are 79 military records available for the last name Dankner. For the veterans among your Dankner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dankner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dankner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dankner in 1953 was 44, and 91 in 2004.

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