Waldner Family History

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Waldner Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from Wald, Walda, Walden, or any other place named from Old High German wald ‘forest’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from German Waldner ‘forest dweller’, ‘forester’, Middle High German waldenære. Compare Waldman.

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

Similar surnames: Walder, Feldner, Wiedner, Baldner, Waller, Willner, Ladner, Walzer

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Waldner Family Origin

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Waldner Family Occupations

What did your Waldner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waldner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Waldner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Works On Col Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldner. A less common occupation for the Waldner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Works On Col Farm

  • Laborer


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

Waldner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Waldner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Waldner. 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 Waldner. For the veterans among your Waldner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldner Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Waldner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Waldner in 1955 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldner 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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