Fackler Family History

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Fackler Name Meaning

occupational name for a torchmaker or for someone whose job was to light or carry a torch, from Middle High German vackel ‘torch’ + agent suffix -er. Eastern German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw or other Slavic names beginning with Vech- or Vach. Americanized spelling of Fachler, an occupational name for a surveyor of fish pens (see Fecher).

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

Similar surnames: Mackler, Hackler, Heckler, Kackley, Backer, Pickler, Hacker, Fassler

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Fackler Family Origin

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Fackler Family Occupations

What did your Fackler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fackler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Fackler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fackler family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fackler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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

Fackler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fackler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fackler 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 940 immigration records available for the last name Fackler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Fackler. For the veterans among your Fackler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fackler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fackler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fackler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fackler in 1944 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fackler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fackler 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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