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Beisler Name Meaning

South German: possibly a variant of Besler or from Beisel ‘small inn’ an Austrian word from Yiddish and thieves' cant bajis ‘house’ hence an occupational name for an innkeeper.

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


Similar surnames: Bessler, Zeisler, Besler, Beiser, Beiler, Meisler, Reisler, Beisner

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Where is the Beisler family from?

You can see how Beisler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beisler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Beisler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Beisler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Beisler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Beisler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beisler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beisler. 32% of Beisler men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Beisler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beisler were Toolmaker and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Toolmaker
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Beisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beisler 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 289 immigration records available for the last name Beisler. 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 370 military records available for the last name Beisler. For the veterans among your Beisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beisler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Beisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Beisler in 1962 was 68, and 49 in 2004.

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