Vernor Family History

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Vernor Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a habitational name from Vernours in Midlothian, although it seems more likely that this place name is derived from the family name. A branch of this family was established in Ireland in the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Vernon, Verner, Berner, Lerner, Varno, Venner, Verni, Fernow, Kerner

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Vernor Family Origin

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Vernor Family Occupations

What did your Vernor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vernor family was Farm Laborer. The most common Vernor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Vernor's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vernor.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Minister

  • Farm Laborer


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Vernor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vernor Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vernor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Vernor in 1952 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

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