History of your Surname
Get access to Denzler family records.Start a free trial

Denzler Family History

Denzler Name Meaning

occupational name for a professional acrobat or entertainer; variant of Tänzler, itself a variant of Tanzer. from an old personal name formed with the stem Dand (unexplained).

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


Similar surnames: Denzer, Dengler, Denier, Deller, Dehler, Demler, Betzler, Denner

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Denzler family from?

You can see how Denzler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Denzler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Denzler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 35 Denzler families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Denzler's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Denzler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Denzler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Denzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Denzler. 24% of Denzler men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Denzler women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denzler were Laborer and Housework.

View Census data for Denzler | Data not to scale

*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

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Office Manager
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Denzler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Denzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denzler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Denzler

Passenger Lists

There are 561 immigration records available for the last name Denzler. 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.

View all Denzler immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Denzler. For the veterans among your Denzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Denzler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Denzler family history.

Discover More

What is the average Denzler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Denzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Denzler in 1959 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denzler

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Denzler family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial