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Derner Name Meaning

German:: variant of Dern 2 the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. from an old personal name (see Dern ). possibly from Dürner (see Durner ) or Dörner (see Dorner ). Compare Dermer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Berner, Dermer, Deaner, Lerner, Kerner, Depner, Denner, Dehner

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Where is the Derner family from?

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

What did your Derner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Derner. 24% of Derner men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Derner women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derner were Machinist and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
  • Clerk
  • Typist
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derner 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Derner. 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 376 military records available for the last name Derner. For the veterans among your Derner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Derner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Derner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Derner in 1957 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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