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Kasner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kastner or Kassner . Czech: topographic name for someone who lived on a back street from a derivative of German Gasse ‘alley’ or possibly from German Kastner . Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a community treasurer from German Kastner or alternatively from German Kasse ‘cash(box) coffer’ + the agent suffix -ner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kanner, Kastner, Kaser, Karner, Kapner, Basner, Kasser, Kaner, Risner

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Where is the Kasner family from?

You can see how Kasner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kasner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kasner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Kasner families living in London. This was about 89% of all the recorded Kasner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kasner families in 1891.
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What did your Kasner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kasner. 100% of Kasner 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
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kasner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kasner 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Kasner. 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 656 military records available for the last name Kasner. For the veterans among your Kasner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kasner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kasner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kasner in 1956 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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