Karner Family History
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Karner Name Meaning
from South German dialect Karner ‘charnel house’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an undertaker. in northern Germany, a metonymic occupational name for a peddler who used a handcart or barrow, from Karren ‘cart’ + the -er agent suffix. possibly a variant of Kerner or Körner (see Koerner) or an altered spelling of Garner, Gerner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Garner, Kerner, Kasner, Kirner, Karrer, Carner, Kanner, Kapner