Bailer Family History

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Bailer Name Meaning

South German: probably an occupational name for a gauger or sealer of barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beil ‘barrel inspection’. See also Beiler. Altered spelling of Böhler (see Boehler). English: variant spelling of Bailor.

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

Similar surnames: Beiler, Basler, Sadler, Bader, Mailer, Mahler, Baller, Bailey, Galler

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Bailer Family Origin

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Bailer Family Occupations

What did your Bailer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bailer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bailer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bailer. A less common occupation for the Bailer family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Bailer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bailer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bailer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 824 immigration records available for the last name Bailer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bailer. For the veterans among your Bailer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bailer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bailer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bailer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bailer in 1962 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bailer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bailer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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