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Bordner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bortner and possibly also of Bartner .

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

Similar surnames: Bodner, Borner, Bortner, Ordner, Berner, Cordner, Boner, Baldner

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Where is the Bordner family from?

You can see how Bordner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bordner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bordner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Bordner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 76% of all the recorded Bordner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bordner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bordner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bordner. 24% of Bordner men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Bordner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bordner were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bordner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordner 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Bordner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bordner. For the veterans among your Bordner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bordner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bordner in 1946 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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