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Bohner Name Meaning

South German: variant of Boner 2 ‘bean grower’. German (Böhner): see Boehner .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Borner, Boner, Boehner, Bodner, Hohner, Bohrer, Johner, Lohner

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Where is the Bohner family from?

You can see how Bohner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bohner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Bohner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Bohner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bohner families in 1840.
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What did your Bohner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bohner. 25% of Bohner men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Bohner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohner were Mechanic and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bohner. For the veterans among your Bohner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bohner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bohner in 1943 was 33, and 84 in 2004.

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