Widner Family History

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Widner Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by pastureland, from Middle High German weid(e) ‘grassland’, ‘pasture’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. variant of Widmer.

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


Similar surnames: Wiedner, Widder, Widmer, Wanner, Wisner, Weidner, Rinner, Wigner

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Widner Family Origin

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Widner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Widner family was Keeping House. The most common Widner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Widner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widner.

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Widner Historical Records

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Widner Life Expectancy

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