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Dorner Name Meaning

German (also Dörner): habitational name for someone from places named Dorn or Dornau in Bavaria, or either of two places named Dorna, in Saxony and Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Horner, Derner, Dobner, Corner, Dorney, Dohner, Durner, Doster

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Dorner Family Origin

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Dorner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Shoe Maker

    8%

In 1880, the most common Dorner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Dorner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorner. A less common occupation for the Dorner family was Shoe Maker.

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Dorner Historical Records

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Dorner Life Expectancy

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