Denner Family History

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Denner Name Meaning

German: variant of Danner, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Denn in the Rhineland. English: from an agent derivative of Middle English denn ‘woodland pasture for swine’, hence an occupational or topographic name.

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

Similar surnames: Venner, Depner, Penner, Fenner, Renner, Jenner, Kenner, Danner

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Denner Family Origin

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Denner Family Occupations

What did your Denner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Denner family was Coal Miner. Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denner. The most common Denner occupation in the UK was Tailor. 8% of Denner's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Denner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Denner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Denner. 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 Denner. For the veterans among your Denner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denner Life Expectancy

What is the average Denner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Denner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Denner in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denner 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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