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Viner Surname Meaning

English: of Norman origin an occupational name from Anglo-Norman French viner ‘vine‐grower vine‐dresser’ (Old French vignour vigneur vigneour). See Vine . This surname may also have become confused with or perhaps even also be a variant of Finer . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Wiener .

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


Similar surnames: Vine, Miner, Vinet, Winer, Rimer, Kiner, Hiner, Viger, Viney, Vines

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Where is the Viner family from?

You can see how Viner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Viner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Viner families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 241 Viner families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Viner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Viner families in 1891.
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What did your Viner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Viner. 8% of Viner men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 74% of Viner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viner were House Painter and Housewife. .

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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

  • Cabinet Maker
    8%
  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Farm Labourer
    8%
  • House Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Viner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Viner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Viner. For the veterans among your Viner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Viner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Viner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Viner in 1945 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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