Hafner Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Hafner Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: occupational name for a potter, Middle High German hafner, an agent derivative of Middle High German hafen ‘pot’, ‘dish’. This is the normal term for the occupation in southeastern Germany and Austria, and the German surname is found mainly in this area, also in Slovenia.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hafner Family Origin

Where is the Hafner family from?

SHOW MORE

Hafner Family Occupations

What did your Hafner ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hafner. A less common occupation for the Hafner family was Keeping House. The most common Hafner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Hafner's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hafner | Data not to scale

Hafner Historical Records

What Hafner family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hafner ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hafner

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hafner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hafner lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hafner 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Hafner Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name