Dehner Family History

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Dehner Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the old personal name Degenher, composed of Old High German degen ‘warrior’, ‘vassal’ + her ‘high’, ‘noble’.

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

Similar surnames: Dehler, Zehner, Lehner, Derner, Depner, Dehnert, Keiner, Dehmer

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Dehner Family Origin

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Dehner Family Occupations

What did your Dehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dehner family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehner. The most common Dehner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dehner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Cooper


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

Dehner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehner 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Dehner. 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 Dehner. For the veterans among your Dehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dehner in 1949 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehner 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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