Candler Family History

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Candler Name Meaning

English: variant of Chandler. German: variant spelling of Kandler.

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


Similar surnames: Cansler, Chandley, Cadle, Handler, Sandler, Casler, Wandler, Chandler

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Candler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Candler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Candler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

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Candler Family Origin

Where is the Candler family from?

Candler Family Occupations

What did your Candler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Candler family was Farm Laborer. The most common Candler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Candler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Candler.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Candler Historical Records

What Candler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Candler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Candlercensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Candler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Candler. For the veterans among your Candler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Candler Life Expectancy

What is the average Candler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Candler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Candler in 1946 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Candler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Candler 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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