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Ordner Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ordenære an occupational name denoting someone who had something to arrange or put in order.

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

Similar surnames: Ortner, Bordner, Borner, Bodner, Bradner, Offner, Redner, Goldner

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Where is the Ordner family from?

You can see how Ordner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ordner family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ordner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Ordner families living in Maryland. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ordner's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Ordner families in 1840.
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What did your Ordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ordner. 27% of Ordner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Ordner women worked as a Farm Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ordner were Farm Hand and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Hand
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ordner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ordner 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Ordner. 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 246 military records available for the last name Ordner. For the veterans among your Ordner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ordner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ordner in 1963 was 63, and 69 in 2004.

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