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Posner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city or province of Poznan (German Posen) in west-central Poland, the -er suffix indicating an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Poster, Rosner, Hosner, Poser, Horner, Pooler, Kasner, Rovner, Doster

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Posner Family Origin

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Posner Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    50%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Furrier

    10%
  • Gen Dealer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Posner family was Gen Dealer. Tailor, Carpenter and Furrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posner. The most common Posner occupation in the UK was Tailor. 50% of Posner's were Tailors.

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Posner Historical Records

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Posner Life Expectancy

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