Gerner Family History

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Gerner Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Garner 1. German: habitational name for someone from any of the five places in Bavaria called Gern.

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

Similar surnames: Berner, Gepner, Garner, Lerner, Gernert, Ferner, Derner, Kerner

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Gerner Family Origin

Where is the Gerner family from?

Gerner Family Occupations

What did your Gerner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Cashier and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gerner. 4% of Gerner men worked as a Bank Cashier and 53% of Gerner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gerner were Coal Mercer Below Goal Heavy Work and Childrens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Cashier
  • Builders Clerk Retired
  • Cardboard Foreman Butter
  • Coal Mercer Below Goal Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Brass Polisher gauger
  • Childrens Nurse

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

Gerner Historical Records

What Gerner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gerner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gerner

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gerner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gerner. For the veterans among your Gerner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gerner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gerner in 1953 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerner 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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