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Channer Family History

Channer Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Challender.

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

Similar surnames: Hanner, Channel, Canner, Hamner, Channon, Chandler, Chance, Tanner

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Where is the Channer family from?

You can see how Channer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Channer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Channer families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Channer family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Channer's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Channer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Channer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Channer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teaching were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Channer. 28% of Channer men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Minister
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teaching
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Channer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Channer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Channer. 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 726 military records available for the last name Channer. For the veterans among your Channer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Channer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Channer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Channer in 1963 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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