Kohner Family History

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Kohner Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Kovner, Kohen, Horner, Kelner, Kasner, Kusner, Bohmer, Hohner, Kohne

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Kohner Family Origin

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Kohner Family Occupations

What did your Kohner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kohner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Kohner's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kohner family was Clerk In Store. Laborer, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohner.

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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

Kohner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kohner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kohner. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kohner. For the veterans among your Kohner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kohner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kohner in 1964 was 78, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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