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Binder Family History

Binder Name Meaning
one of the many occupational names for a cooper or barrel maker, German (Fass)binder, an agent derivative of binden ‘to bind’. Less often the same word was used to denote a bookbinder. The surname is found principally in southern Germany and Switzerland, but also in Denmark and Slovenia. Compare Boettcher, Buettner, and Schaeffler.German: variant of Bunde 2.

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

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142,435 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,379 Military Records
14,320 Immigration Records
45,521 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Binder Families

  • Number of Binder families
     122 - 241
     41 - 121
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Binder families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Binder families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Binder Family Origin

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Binder Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Binder

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Binder Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Binder census records

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Binder Civil War Service Records

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