Honer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who used a whetstone to hone (sharpen) swords, daggers, and knives (see Hone 1). North German (Höner): variant of Hohner.

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

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Honer Family Origin

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Honer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Honer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Honer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Honer family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honer.

Source: Census data for Honer | Data not to scale

Honer Historical Records

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Honer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Honer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Honer in 1958 was 59, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honer

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