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Fahner Family History

Fahner Name Meaning
German, mainly Swiss German. IGI; not in HB, HN, BR.

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

9,142 Historical Documents with Fahner on Ancestry.com
2,798 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
361 Military Records
401 Immigration Records
2,222 Census and Voter Lists
3,360 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fahner Families

  • Number of Fahner families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fahner families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fahner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fahner census records

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Fahner Family Origin

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Fahner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fahner

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Fahner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fahner census records

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Fahner Civil War Service Records

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