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Danner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a forest from Middle Low German dan Middle High German tan ‘pine forest’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant; or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Thann named with this word notably in Bavaria also in Mecklenburg and Switzerland. Compare Tanner .

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


Similar surnames: Tanner, Wanner, Banner, Kanner, Dannen, Denner, Depner, Sandner

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Where is the Danner family from?

You can see how Danner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 17 Danner families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Danner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Danner families in 1891.
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What did your Danner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Danner. 100% of Danner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Danner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Danner. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Danner. For the veterans among your Danner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Danner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Danner in 1946 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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