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Kerzner Family History

Kerzner Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a candlemaker, from Middle High German kerze ‘candle’, German Kerze + the agent suffix -(n)er.

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


Similar surnames: Kerner, Lerner, Herzer, Kellner, Metzner, Berner, Kenner, Bergner

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Where is the Kerzner family from?

You can see how Kerzner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kerzner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Kerzner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Kerzner families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Kerzner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kerzner families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kerzner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kerzner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kerzner. 29% of Kerzner men worked as a Butcher. .

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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

  • Butcher
    29%
  • Shipping Clerk
    15%
  • Furrier
    15%
  • Checker
    15%
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What Kerzner family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 809 census records available for the last name Kerzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerzner 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Kerzner. 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 207 military records available for the last name Kerzner. For the veterans among your Kerzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kerzner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kerzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kerzner in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2003.

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