Bandler Family History

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Bandler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of band of ribbon or lace, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German bandel, a diminutive of bant ‘band’ (see Band).

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

Similar surnames: Kandler, Bendler, Mandler, Sadler, Sandler, Banner, Tendler, Mendler

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Bandler Family Origin

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Bandler Family Occupations

What did your Bandler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bandler occupation in the USA was Clothier. 40% of Bandler's were Clothiers. Clothier, Cigar Maker and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bandler. A less common occupation for the Bandler family was Keeping House.

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  • Clothier

  • Cigar Maker

  • Dress Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Bandler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bandler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bandler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bandler. 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 242 military records available for the last name Bandler. For the veterans among your Bandler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bandler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bandler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bandler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bandler in 1962 was 89, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bandler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bandler 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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