Offner Family History

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Offner Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made ovens or used one, for example, a baker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German oven ‘oven’, ‘stove’ (see Offen).

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


Similar surnames: Hoffner, Offen, Hafner, Reffner, Ordner, Hoeffner, Offer, Ortner

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Offner Family Origin

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Offner Family Occupations

What did your Offner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker Retired and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Offner. 12% of Offner men worked as a Baker Retired and 20% of Offner women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Offner were Ladies Tailors Machin and Stationery Packer Foreman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker Retired
    12%
  • Camp Chief Cook
    12%
  • Distiller
    12%
  • Ladies Tailors Machin
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic
    20%
  • Domestic Duties(unpaid
    20%
  • Knitwear Designer
    20%
  • Stationery Packer Foreman
    20%

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

Offner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Offner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offner 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 Offner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Offner. For the veterans among your Offner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offner Life Expectancy

What is the average Offner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Offner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Offner in 1959 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offner 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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