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Gordner Name Meaning

German: variant of Gortner . Perhaps also an altered form of English Gardner .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gorder, Goldner, Goodner, Bordner, Gardner, Golder, Orner, Borner

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Where is the Gordner family from?

You can see how Gordner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gordner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gordner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 64 Gordner families living in London. This was about 19% of all the recorded Gordner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Gordner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gordner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gordner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Gordner. 100% of Gordner men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Gordner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Gordner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gordner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 936 immigration records available for the last name Gordner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 800 military records available for the last name Gordner. For the veterans among your Gordner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gordner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gordner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gordner in 1963 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

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