Misner Family History

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Misner Name Meaning

Variant of German Meissner.

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

Similar surnames: Meisner, Miesner, Wisner, Mizner, Mesner, Kisner, Risner, Minner

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Misner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Misner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Misner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Italy


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Misner Family Origin

Where is the Misner family from?

Misner Family Occupations

What did your Misner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Misner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Misner. The most common Misner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Misner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Misner Historical Records

What Misner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Misner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Misner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Misner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Misner. For the veterans among your Misner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Misner Life Expectancy

What is the average Misner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Misner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Misner in 1944 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Misner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Misner 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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