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Danser Name Meaning

German: variant of Danzer. Altered spelling of English Dancer.

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


Similar surnames: Dancer, Danuser, Danker, Damer, Danzer, Dagner, Deaner, Lander

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Where is the Danser family from?

You can see how Danser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danser families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Danser families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Danser's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Danser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danser. 27% of Danser men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Danser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danser were Carpenter and Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Danser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danser 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 461 immigration records available for the last name Danser. 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 655 military records available for the last name Danser. For the veterans among your Danser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Danser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Danser in 1963 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

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