Bahner Family History

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Bahner Name Meaning

German: variant of Bahn 1, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Ahner, Bohner, Wanner, Biener, Behner, Bachner, Karner, Kasner

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Bahner Family Origin

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Bahner Family Occupations

What did your Bahner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Minister and Agent For Chemical Co. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bahner. A less common occupation for the Bahner family was Blacksmith. The most common Bahner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bahner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Minister

    12%
  • Agent For Chemical Co.

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Bahner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bahner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahner 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 Bahner

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bahner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bahner. For the veterans among your Bahner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bahner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bahner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bahner in 1958 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bahner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bahner 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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