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Dimler Family History

Dimler Name Meaning

German: variant of Diem. Variant of German Dimmler, a nickname or occupational name for a tumbler or a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tumel(e)n ‘to tumble or romp’.

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


Similar surnames: Timler, Dumler, Diller, Demler, Deimler, Simler, Imler, Dupler

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Where is the Dimler family from?

You can see how Dimler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dimler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dimler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Dimler families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Dimler's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Dimler families in 1840.
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What did your Dimler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dimler. 22% of Dimler men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Dimler women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dimler were Machinist and Teacher.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Teacher
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dimler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimler 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Dimler. 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 548 military records available for the last name Dimler. For the veterans among your Dimler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dimler lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dimler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dimler in 1940 was 50, and 60 in 2004.

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