Mehner Family History

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Mehner Name Meaning

North German: variant of Meinert. South German: variant of Mäner (see Maner).

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


Similar surnames: Mehnert, Wehner, Lehner, Mehler, Meiner, Hoehner, Menner, Behner

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Mehner Family Origin

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Mehner Family Occupations

What did your Mehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mehner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Brickmason and Farmer Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehner. The most common Mehner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Mehner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Brickmason

    6%
  • Farmer Merchant

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Mehner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehner 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 Mehner. 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 Mehner. For the veterans among your Mehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mehner in 1961 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehner 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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