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Kershner Family History

Kershner Name Meaning
Respelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Kerschner or Kürschner (see Kurschner).German: variant of Kirchner.

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

97,206 Historical Documents with Kershner on Ancestry.com
16,781 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,087 Military Records
664 Immigration Records
14,528 Census and Voter Lists
62,146 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kershner Families

  • Number of Kershner families
     94 - 185
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kershner families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kershner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kershner census records

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Kershner Family Origin

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Kershner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kershner

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Kershner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kershner census records

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Kershner Civil War Service Records

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