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Drechsler Family History

Drechsler Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Dressler. Drechsler became the standard German term for the occupation of wood turner.

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

33,530 Historical Documents with Drechsler on Ancestry.com
12,582 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,832 Military Records
2,663 Immigration Records
3,533 Census and Voter Lists
11,920 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Drechsler Families

  • Number of Drechsler families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Drechsler families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Drechsler last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Drechsler census records

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Drechsler Family Origin

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Drechsler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Drechsler families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Drechsler

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Drechsler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Drechsler census records

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Drechsler Civil War Service Records

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