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Beiner Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of the nickname Bein ‘leg’ + -er suffix of animate nouns but more probably from an ancient Germanic personal name composed with win ‘friend’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Leiner, Benner, Beisner, Reiner, Keiner, Behner, Biener

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Where is the Beiner family from?

You can see how Beiner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beiner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Beiner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Beiner families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Beiner's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Beiner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beiner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beiner. 19% of Beiner men worked as a Salesman and 42% of Beiner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beiner were Operator and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    42%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Beiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beiner 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 683 immigration records available for the last name Beiner. 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 569 military records available for the last name Beiner. For the veterans among your Beiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beiner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Beiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Beiner in 1962 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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