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Eyler Name Meaning

German: variant of Eiler or Euler and in North America probably also an altered form of these or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. The surname Eyler is rare in Germany. Compare Ayler . Perhaps also an altered form of English Ayler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Oyler, Exler, Seyler, Euler, Byler, Epler, Fyler, Syler, Egler, Hyler

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Where is the Eyler family from?

You can see how Eyler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eyler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eyler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Eyler families living in Maryland. This was about 53% of all the recorded Eyler's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Eyler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eyler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eyler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eyler. 19% of Eyler men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Eyler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eyler were Mechanic and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Eyler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyler 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Eyler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eyler. For the veterans among your Eyler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eyler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Eyler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eyler in 1943 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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