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Guldner Name Meaning

German (also Güldner): occupational name for someone who worked in gold (for example a goldsmith, gilder, or jeweler), from Middle Low German, Middle High German gulden, gülden ‘to gild’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldner, Gulden, Gellner, Gildner, Waldner, Feldner, Budner, Baldner

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Where is the Guldner family from?

You can see how Guldner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guldner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Guldner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Guldner family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Guldner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Guldner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guldner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guldner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guldner. 21% of Guldner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Guldner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guldner were Machinist and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Machinist
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Guldner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guldner 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Guldner. 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 585 military records available for the last name Guldner. For the veterans among your Guldner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guldner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Guldner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Guldner in 1944 was 30, and 89 in 2004.

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