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Demler Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name, Damo, a short form of a compound name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Demmler, a southern nickname for a glutton, from an agent derivative of Middle High German demmen ‘to indulge oneself’, or a northern nickname from Middle Low German damelaer, demeler ‘prankster’, ‘flirt’.

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


Similar surnames: Demmer, Semler, Dimler, Kemler, Deller, Dehler, Dumler, Deimler

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Where is the Demler family from?

You can see how Demler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Demler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 53 Demler families living in New York. This was about 49% of all the recorded Demler's in USA. New York had the highest population of Demler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demler. 21% of Demler men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Demler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demler were Painter and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Demler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demler 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Demler. 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 720 military records available for the last name Demler. For the veterans among your Demler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Demler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Demler in 1955 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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