Coler Family History

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Coler Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of the Swiss and South German surname Kohler.

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


Similar surnames: Coley, Cole, Caler, Coller, Coder, Cotler, Comer, Cooler, Cover

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Coler Family Origin

Where is the Coler family from?

Coler Family Occupations

What did your Coler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coler. A less common occupation for the Coler family was Painter. The most common Coler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Coler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Painter

    4%

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

Coler Historical Records

What Coler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Coler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coler. 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 Coler. For the veterans among your Coler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coler Life Expectancy

What is the average Coler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Coler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Coler in 1955 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coler 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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