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Kerner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a farmer or a nickname for a small person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kerne ‘kernel’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’, German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’. German: occupational name for a carter, from Karren ‘cart’ (see Karner). Alemannic occupational name for a baker using spelt (a type of wheat) or for a spelt dealer. German: variant of Körner (see Korner).

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


Similar surnames: Lerner, Berner, Kenner, Koerner, Karner, Kerzner, Kerker, Kelner

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Kerner Family Origin

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Kerner Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Compositor

    11%
  • Formily Coal Miner

    11%
  • Marine Store Dealer (...)

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kerner family was Marine Store Dealer (...). Coal Miner, Compositor and Formily Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerner. The most common Kerner occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Kerner's were Coal Miners.

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Kerner Historical Records

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Kerner Life Expectancy

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