Ardner Family History

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Ardner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lardner, Arner, Ordner, Gardner, Garner, Arne, Bodner, Warner, Alder

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Ardner Family Origin

Where is the Ardner family from?

Ardner Family Occupations

What did your Ardner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ardner. The most common Ardner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ardner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ardner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ardner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ardner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ardner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ardner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ardner

Passenger List

There are 149 immigration records available for the last name Ardner. 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 Card

There are 266 military records available for the last name Ardner. For the veterans among your Ardner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ardner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ardner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ardner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ardner in 1962 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ardner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ardner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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