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Bohner Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Boner 2 ‘bean grower’. German (Böhner): topographic name for someone who lived in a loft (see Boehner). Swedish (Bohnér): ornamental name from bo ‘farm’, ‘dwelling’ + the suffix -ner.

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


Similar surnames: Borner, Boner, Boehner, Bodner, Hohner, Bohrer, Johner, Lohner

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Bohner Family Origin

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Bohner Family Occupations

What did your Bohner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bohner family was Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohner. The most common Bohner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bohner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Labor

    3%

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

Bohner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohner. 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 Bohner. For the veterans among your Bohner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bohner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bohner in 1943 was 33, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohner 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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