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Dunner Family History

Dunner Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a lost place near Ditzingen (near Leonberg) called Dunn. (Dünner) habitational name from Dünne near Herford.

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


Similar surnames: Dunne, Dubner, Denner, Danner, Gunner, Durner, Turner, Kinner, Depner

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Where is the Dunner family from?

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

What did your Dunner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dunner. 19% of Dunner men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Dunner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dunner were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dunner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunner 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Dunner. 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 665 military records available for the last name Dunner. For the veterans among your Dunner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dunner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dunner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dunner in 1955 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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