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Exner Name Meaning

German: variant of Oxner .

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


Similar surnames: Oxner, Legner, Egner, Mehner, Hiner, Lesner, Wexler, Tenner, Kelner

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Where is the Exner family from?

You can see how Exner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Exner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Exner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Exner family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Exner's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Exner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Exner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Exner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Exner. 13% of Exner men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Exner women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Exner were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Exner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Exner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Exner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Exner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Exner in 1949 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

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