Borner Family History
Borner Name Meaning
North German (also Börner): variant of Born + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. North German: occupational name for a stockman from Middle Low German bornen ‘to water (farm animals)’. North German (Börner): see Boerner . English (Kent): topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream from Bourne + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. The -er suffix for topographic surnames is characteristic of southeastern England.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press