Diner Family History

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Diner Name Meaning

occupational name from Yiddish diner ‘servant’. nickname from an inflected form of Yiddish din ‘thin’. Compare Din.

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

Similar surnames: Diver, Dier, Finer, Diener, Doner, Viner, Miner, Dinger, Piner, Kiner

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Diner Family Origin

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Diner Family Occupations

What did your Diner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Diner occupation in the UK was Railway Platelayer. 50% of Diner's were Railway Platelayers. Railway Platelayer and Railway Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Diner.

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  • Railway Platelayer

  • Railway Porter


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

Diner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Diner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Diner. 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 962 military records available for the last name Diner. For the veterans among your Diner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diner Life Expectancy

What is the average Diner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Diner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Diner in 1961 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diner 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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