Drechsler Family History

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Drechsler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Dressler. Drechsler became the standard German term for the occupation of wood turner.

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


Similar surnames: Dressler, Drechsel, Drexler, Wechsler, Reisler, Brecher, Pressler

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Drechsler Family Origin

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Drechsler Family Occupations

What did your Drechsler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Drechsler occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Drechsler's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Laborer and Carpenter R.R Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drechsler. A less common occupation for the Drechsler family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter R.R Shop

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

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

Drechsler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drechsler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drechsler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Drechsler. 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 Drechsler. For the veterans among your Drechsler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drechsler Life Expectancy

What is the average Drechsler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Drechsler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Drechsler in 1958 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drechsler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drechsler 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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