Diener Family History

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Diener Name Meaning

occupational name for a council official, Middle High German dienære. In larger centers of population, the term was also used to denote a representative of the local tradespeople. from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Degenher, a compound of Old High German degan ‘warrior’, ‘vassal’ + her ‘noble’, ‘esteemed’.

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

Similar surnames: Dieker, Diemer, Rieber, Biener, Dienes, Fieger, Dieter, Kieser

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Diener Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Diener name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Diener. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Diener Family Origin

Where is the Diener family from?

Diener Family Occupations

What did your Diener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Diener family was Keeping House. Farmer, Stone Cutter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diener. The most common Diener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Diener's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Stone Cutter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Diener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Diener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diener 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Diener. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Diener. For the veterans among your Diener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diener Life Expectancy

What is the average Diener lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Diener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diener in 1944 was 32, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diener 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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