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Willner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places, for example in Saxony, Upper Franconia, the Upper Palatinate, and Upper Austria, called Wildenau, from Old High German wildi ‘wild’, ‘uncultivated’ (with the adjective retaining the weak dative ending originally used after a preposition and article) + ouwa ‘wet land’, ‘marsh’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Yiddish vilner ‘native or inhabitant of the Lithuanian city of Vilnius’ (Yiddish Vilne).

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


Similar surnames: Giller, Diller, Wellner, Wilner, Wiesner, Wollner, Wisner, Kellner

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Willner Family Origin

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Willner Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Publican

    25%
  • Stocktaker At Ironworks

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Willner family was Stocktaker At Ironworks. The most common Willner occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 25% of Willner's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Labourer and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willner.

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Willner Historical Records

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Willner Life Expectancy

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