Cuyler Family History

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Cuyler Name Meaning

Dutch: probably a variant of Koole, from a short form of the personal name Nikolaas (see Nicholas). This is a common Dutch name in the Albany area. A variant form of the surname in the Netherlands is Kuilart, suggesting perhaps that these could be occupational names for a potato grower, from kuilen ‘to plant potatoes’ (from kuil ‘pit’, ‘hole’).

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


Similar surnames: Curler, Huyler, Casler, Fuller, Cutler, Curley, Myler, Puller, Dumler

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Cuyler Family Origin

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Cuyler Family Occupations

What did your Cuyler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cuyler. 13% of Cuyler men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Cuyler women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cuyler were Truck Driver and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Servant
    12%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cuyler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cuyler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cuyler 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 879 immigration records available for the last name Cuyler. 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 Cuyler. For the veterans among your Cuyler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cuyler Life Expectancy

What is the average Cuyler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cuyler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cuyler in 1944 was 36, and 66 in 2004.

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