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A diener is a morgue worker responsible for handling, moving, and cleaning the corpse. In the UK, the equivalent job title is 'Mortuary Assistant', whilst the preparation, evisceration and reconstruction of the deceased is performed by an Anatomical Pathology Technician. In the US, Dieners are also referred to as "mortuary assistants" or "autopsy technicians". The word is derived from the German word Leichendiener, which literally means corpse servant ("Diener" means servant.). A diener performs a number of tasks in medical schools and morgues. Helping a pathologist with examining and reconstructing cadavers are main tasks performed by a diener. A diener assists a pathologist or physician during an autopsy completing tasks such as handling tools and supplies, preparation of the deceased before and after autopsy. In addition to physical work with a pathologist and cadavers, dieners do work such as record keeping of identification and documentation of deceased in the form of items such as death certificates.In the American Moravian Church (German: Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine), the men and (particularly) the women who assist in church services (like the Lovefeast) are called "Dieners", from the German title for their office, Saaldiener or "chapel servant".
The word Diener is German for servant. In English, it is generally used to describe the person, in the morgue, responsible for handling, moving, and cleaning the corpse. It is derived from the German word Leichendiener, which literally means corpse servant. Dieners are also referred to as morgue attendants, autopsy technicians and other titles that can vary from region to region. In the American Moravian Church. German: Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine, the men and particularly the women, who serve in various church services, like the Lovefeast, are called "Dieners", from the German title for their office, Saaldiener or "chapel servant".
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Diener is ranked #10968 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Diener surname appeared 2,900 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Diener.
96% or 2,784 total occurrences were White.
1.9% or 55 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.9% or 27 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 23 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of Diener in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Diener in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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