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Dumler Name Meaning

German: variant of Dümmler or Thümmler a nickname for a noisy unruly person from Middle High German tumel ‘loud noise’ Middle Low German tummel ‘noisy movement racket’ or an occupational name for a traveling entertainer from Middle High German tumelen ‘to move quickly or irregularly’.

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


Similar surnames: Rumler, Dimler, Demler, Dupler, Kumler, Dummer, Tuller, Rummler

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Where is the Dumler family from?

You can see how Dumler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dumler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dumler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 35 Dumler families living in Ohio. This was about 41% of all the recorded Dumler's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dumler families in 1880.
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What did your Dumler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dumler. 34% of Dumler men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Dumler women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dumler were Farm Laborer and Laborer. .

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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
    34%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    22%
  • Proprietor
    22%
  • House Work
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dumler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dumler 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 631 immigration records available for the last name Dumler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dumler. For the veterans among your Dumler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dumler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dumler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dumler in 1952 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

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