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Piner Family History

Piner Name Meaning
Probably (in at least some cases) an altered form of German Peiner, a habitational name for someone from a place called Peine.

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

61,869 Historical Documents with Piner on Ancestry.com
15,428 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,232 Military Records
770 Immigration Records
12,467 Census and Voter Lists
30,972 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Piner Families

  • Number of Piner families
     38 - 74
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Piner families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Piner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Piner census records

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Piner Family Origin

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Piner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Piner

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Piner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Piner census records

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Piner Civil War Service Records

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