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Posner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city or province of Poznan (German Posen) in west-central Poland, the -er suffix indicating an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Poster, Rosner, Hosner, Poser, Horner, Pooler, Kasner, Rovner, Doster

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Posner Family Origin

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Posner Family Occupations

What did your Posner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posner. A less common occupation for the Posner family was Keeping House. The most common Posner occupation in the USA was Tailor. 13% of Posner's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    13%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Posner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Posner Life Expectancy

What is the average Posner lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Posner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Posner in 1942 was 21, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Posner 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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