Toner Family History

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Toner Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tomhrair ‘descendant of Tomhrar’, a Norse personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Toney, Tober, Toder, Trover, Tomer, Tener, Tonks, Honer, Tozer, Tower

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Toner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Toner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


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Toner Family Origin

Where is the Toner family from?

Toner Family Occupations

What did your Toner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Toner family was Iron Puddler. The most common Toner occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Toner's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toner.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer Iron Works

  • Iron Puddler


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Toner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Toner Historical Records

What Toner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Toner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toner 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Toner. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Toner. For the veterans among your Toner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toner Life Expectancy

What is the average Toner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Toner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Toner in 1943 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toner 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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