Boerner Family History

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Boerner Name Meaning

North German (Börner): topographic name for someone who lived beside a well, from a northern and western term born ‘well’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Borner, Boehner, Berner, Boeker, Horner, Boehne, Bodner, Berger

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Boerner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boerner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Boerner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Boerner Family Origin

Where is the Boerner family from?

Boerner Family Occupations

What did your Boerner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boerner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Boerner's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boerner. A less common occupation for the Boerner family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Boerner Historical Records

What Boerner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Boerner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boerner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boerner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boerner. For the veterans among your Boerner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boerner Life Expectancy

What is the average Boerner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Boerner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boerner in 1951 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boerner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boerner 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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