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Haner Name Meaning

German: altered spelling or variant of Hahner, a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Hahn. German (Häner): variant of Hanner.

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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Hahner, Haer, Haser, Haener, Haney, Hayer, Hagner, Honer, Hane

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Where is the Haner family from?

You can see how Haner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 22 Haner families living in New York. This was about 46% of all the recorded Haner's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Haner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haner. 22% of Haner men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Haner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haner were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Haner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haner. 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 Haner. For the veterans among your Haner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Haner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Haner in 1961 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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