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Kerner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a farmer or a nickname for a small person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kerne ‘kernel’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’, German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’. German: occupational name for a carter, from Karren ‘cart’ (see Karner). Alemannic occupational name for a baker using spelt (a type of wheat) or for a spelt dealer. German: variant of Körner (see Korner).

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


Similar surnames: Lerner, Berner, Kenner, Koerner, Karner, Kerzner, Kerker, Kelner

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Kerner Family Origin

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Kerner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kerner family was Carpenter. The most common Kerner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kerner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerner.

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Kerner Life Expectancy

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