Vernier Family History

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Vernier Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived near an alder tree. hypercorrected form of Varnier, the form of Warner found in eastern France.

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

Similar surnames: Verdier, Venier, Verne, Perrier, Vercher, Venner, Berner, Verser

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Vernier Family Origin

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Vernier Family Occupations

What did your Vernier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vernier family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vernier. The most common Vernier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Vernier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Mason


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

Vernier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Vernier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vernier 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 Vernier. 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 Vernier. For the veterans among your Vernier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vernier Life Expectancy

What is the average Vernier lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Vernier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Vernier in 1949 was 21, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vernier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vernier 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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