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Warns Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from places so named in Friesland and Overijssel. The one in Friesland was the site of a famous victory of Frisians over the Hollanders in the 14th century. German: patronymic from Warn.

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


Similar surnames: Wang, Mars, Warth, Mearns, Warnes, Gans, Berns, Watne, Warne, Harts

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Where is the Warns family from?

You can see how Warns families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warns family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Warns families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Warns families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Warns's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Warns families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Warns surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Warns ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Warns. 42% of Warns men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Warns women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warns were Proprietor and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Typist
    16%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Passenger Lists

There are 829 immigration records available for the last name Warns. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Warns. For the veterans among your Warns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warns lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Warns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Warns in 1961 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

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