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Bednar Name Meaning

Czech (Bednár), Slovak (Bednár), and Slovene: occupational name meaning ‘cooper’. Compare Bodnar. Americanized spelling of Polish Bednarz ‘cooper’.

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


Similar surnames: Bodnar, Bednarz, Bear, Bednarik, Berner, Bernard, Bodner, Bonar

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Bednar Family Origin

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Bednar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Harness Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bednar. The most common Bednar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bednar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bednar family was Merchant.

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Bednar Historical Records

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Bednar Life Expectancy

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