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Memner Family History

Memner Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kemner, Memmer, Menner, Mehner, Mesner, Meiner, Berner, Jenner

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Where is the Memner family from?

You can see how Memner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Memner family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there were 2 Memner families living in Caithness. This was 100% of all the recorded Memner's in Scotland. Caithness had the highest population of Memner families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Memner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Memner ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Memner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Memner 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Memner. 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 2 military records available for the last name Memner. For the veterans among your Memner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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