Emswiler Family History

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Emswiler Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Emmersweiler, a habitational name from Emmersweiler, a place near St. Wedel on the French-German border, so named from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’ + Middle High German wiler ‘small village’, ‘single building’ (from medieval Latin villare, Latin villa ‘house’).

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


Similar surnames: Emler, Tutwiler, Essler, Enzweiler, Esler, Amsler, Emslie, Seiler

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Emswiler Family Origin

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Emswiler Family Occupations

What did your Emswiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Emswiler family was Gate Keeper. The most common Emswiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Emswiler's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpentry and Farme Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emswiler.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpentry

    10%
  • Farme Hand

    10%
  • Gate Keeper

    10%

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Emswiler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Emswiler Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Emswiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Emswiler in 1953 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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