Exler Family History

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Exler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Öchsler, from Middle High German ochse ‘ox’ + diminutive suffix -l + -er suffix denoting human agency; an occupational name for someone who tended cattle or for a cattle dealer, or a nickname for a farmer who used oxen for plowing.

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


Similar surnames: Erler, Esler, Euler, Eller, Exley, Hegler, Zeiler, Eyler, Hemler

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Exler Family Origin

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Exler Family Occupations

What did your Exler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Exler. 16% of Exler men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Exler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Exler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Exler 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Exler. 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 598 military records available for the last name Exler. For the veterans among your Exler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Exler Life Expectancy

What is the average Exler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Exler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Exler in 1945 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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