Crisler Family History

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Crisler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreisler or Griessler, a topographic name for someone who lived or farmed in an area of sand (see Gries), or (in the south) an occupational name for a grocer, from Middle High German griezmel ‘milled grain’ (from griez ‘sand’, ‘gravel’).

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


Similar surnames: Crigler, Risler, Trisler, Risher, Riser, Crysler, Chrisler, Risner

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Crisler Family Origin

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Crisler Family Occupations

What did your Crisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crisler family was Running Saw Mill. The most common Crisler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Crisler's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crisler.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    2%
  • Running Saw Mill

    2%

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

Crisler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crisler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crisler. 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 Crisler. For the veterans among your Crisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Crisler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Crisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Crisler in 1949 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crisler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crisler 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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