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Fassler Family History

Fassler Name Meaning

German (also Fässler): occupational name for a cooper from Middle High German vaz vezzel ‘keg’ (a diminutive of vaz ‘barrel’) + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Fessler, Hassler, Fossler, Fackler, Hausler, Kissler, Tasler, Faler

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Where is the Fassler family from?

You can see how Fassler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fassler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Fassler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Fassler families living in Iowa. This was about 26% of all the recorded Fassler's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Fassler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fassler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fassler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fassler. 23% of Fassler men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Fassler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fassler were Farming and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    36%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Nurse
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fassler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fassler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fassler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fassler. For the veterans among your Fassler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fassler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fassler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Fassler in 1954 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

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