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Kasner Name Meaning

Variant of German Kastner or respelling of Kassner. Czech: topographic name for someone who lived on a street, from a derivative of German Gasse ‘street’, or possibly from German Kastner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a community treasurer, from German Kastner or alternatively from German Kasse ‘cash(box)’, ‘coffer’ + the agent suffix -ner.

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


Similar surnames: Kanner, Kastner, Kaser, Karner, Kapner, Basner, Kasser, Kaner, Risner

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Where is the Kasner family from?

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

What did your Kasner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kasner. 28% of Kasner men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Kasner women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasner were Truck Driver and Farmer. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 805 immigration records available for the last name Kasner. 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 656 military records available for the last name Kasner. For the veterans among your Kasner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kasner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kasner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kasner in 1956 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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