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Casner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kassner . Americanized form of German Kastner Kästner.

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


Similar surnames: Carner, Cashner, Casler, Carsner, Caster, Gasner, Casher, Castner

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Where is the Casner family from?

You can see how Casner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Casner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Casner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Casner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Casner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Casner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Casner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Casner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Casner. 23% of Casner men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Casner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Casner were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 493 immigration records available for the last name Casner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Casner. For the veterans among your Casner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Casner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Casner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Casner in 1948 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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