Dentler Family History

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Dentler Name Meaning

German: nickname for a prattler, Middle High German tendeler.

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

Similar surnames: Dennler, Dengler, Fendler, Kensler, Mendler, Zettler, Nestler

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Dentler Family Origin

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Dentler Family Occupations

What did your Dentler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dentler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dentler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dentler family was Confectionary. Farmer, Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dentler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miller

  • Confectionary


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

Dentler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dentler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dentler 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Dentler. 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 Dentler. For the veterans among your Dentler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dentler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dentler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dentler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dentler in 1946 was 58, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dentler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dentler 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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