Eschler Family History

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Eschler Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree or an ash wood (see Esch 1). topographic name for someone who lived by an area where grain was grown or perhaps a status name for someone who owned such land (see Esch 2).

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

Similar surnames: Eicher, Escher, Bichler, Schley, Kuchler, Bechler, Schier, Michler

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Eschler Family Origin

Where is the Eschler family from?

Eschler Family Occupations

What did your Eschler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eschler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Eschler's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eschler. A less common occupation for the Eschler family was Sheep Herder.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Sheep Herder


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

Eschler Historical Records

What Eschler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eschler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eschler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Eschler

Passenger List

There are 278 immigration records available for the last name Eschler. 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 508 military records available for the last name Eschler. For the veterans among your Eschler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eschler Life Expectancy

What is the average Eschler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Eschler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Eschler in 1963 was 85, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eschler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eschler 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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