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Lerner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scholar or schoolmaster, from an agent derivative of Middle English lern(en), which meant both ‘to learn’ and ‘to teach’ (Old English leornian). South German: habitational name for someone from Lern near Freising. South German: nickname from Middle High German lerner ‘pupil’, ‘schoolboy’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish lerner ‘Talmudic student or scholar’.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Kerner, Leiner, Lehner, Derner, Depner, Leiser, Gerner

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Lerner Family Origin

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Lerner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Bromine Manufacturer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Lerner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Lerner's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lerner. A less common occupation for the Lerner family was Bromine Manufacturer.

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Lerner Life Expectancy

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