Gordner Family History

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Gordner Name Meaning

Variant of Swiss and German Gortner (see Gortney). Perhaps also a variant of English Gardner.

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


Similar surnames: Gorder, Goldner, Goodner, Bordner, Gardner, Golder, Orner, Borner

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Gordner Family Origin

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Gordner Family Occupations

What did your Gordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gordner. The most common Gordner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Gordner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gordner family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Gordner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gordner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gordner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gordner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gordner. For the veterans among your Gordner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gordner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gordner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gordner in 1963 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gordner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gordner 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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