Dishner Family History

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Dishner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dischner, a variant of Dischler, or perhaps of the cognate Tischner.

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

Similar surnames: Dashner, Wishner, Disher, Kirshner, Kashner, Risher, Bisher, Isner

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Dishner Family Origin

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Dishner Family Occupations

What did your Dishner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dishner. A less common occupation for the Dishner family was Huckster. The most common Dishner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dishner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farm

  • Huckster


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

Dishner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dishner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dishner 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Dishner. 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 392 military records available for the last name Dishner. For the veterans among your Dishner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dishner Life Expectancy

What is the average Dishner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dishner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dishner in 1959 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dishner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dishner 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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