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Spitler Name Meaning

German: variant of Spittler . This surname is very rare in Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Sitler, Spinler, Spiller, Siler, Stigler, Spieler, Seitzer, Stiller

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Where is the Spitler family from?

You can see how Spitler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spitler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Spitler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Spitler families living in Ohio. This was about 51% of all the recorded Spitler's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Spitler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spitler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spitler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spitler. 24% of Spitler men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Spitler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spitler were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Spitler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spitler 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Spitler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Spitler. For the veterans among your Spitler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spitler lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Spitler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Spitler in 1940 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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