Kelner Family History

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Kelner Name Meaning

English: variant of Kilner. German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kellner, in any of its senses: ‘cellarman’, ‘steward’, ‘overseer’, or ‘waiter’. In this spelling it is also found as a Czech name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from modern German Kellner or Yiddish kelner ‘waiter’.

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

Similar surnames: Kellner, Keller, Kerner, Kenner, Kelter, Kepner, Kelder, Kasner

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Kelner Family Origin

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Kelner Family Occupations

What did your Kelner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ambulance Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kelner. 4% of Kelner men worked as an Ambulance Driver and 24% of Kelner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kelner were Coal Porter and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ambulance Driver
  • Barman cellarman
  • Carman (c P co )
  • Coal Porter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties At House
  • Household Duties
  • Private Means

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

Kelner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kelner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelner 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 Kelner. 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 617 military records available for the last name Kelner. For the veterans among your Kelner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kelner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kelner in 1960 was 51, and 91 in 2004.

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