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Goldner Name Meaning

German (also Göldner): occupational name for someone who worked with gold, from an agent derivative of Old High German gold (see Gold). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gold.

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

Similar surnames: Golder, Guldner, Gildner, Goellner, Holder, Gellner, Bodner, Feldner

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Where is the Goldner family from?

You can see how Goldner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goldner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Goldner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 67 Goldner families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Goldner's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Goldner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goldner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goldner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goldner. 25% of Goldner men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Goldner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goldner were Manager 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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Goldner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Goldner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Goldner. For the veterans among your Goldner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goldner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goldner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Goldner in 1958 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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