Kershner Family History

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Kershner Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Kerschner or Kürschner (see Kurschner). German: variant of Kirchner.

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


Similar surnames: Karshner, Kerschner, Kirshner, Kerchner, Kerner, Kirschner, Kerzner

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Kershner Family Origin

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Kershner Family Occupations

What did your Kershner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kershner family was Keeping House. The most common Kershner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kershner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kershner.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Kershner Historical Records

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

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Kershner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kershner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Kershner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kershner in 1946 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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