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Girdler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a girdle maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English gurdel ‘girdle’ (Old English gyrdel). Probably also an Americanized spelling of North German Gördeler, a variant of Gürtler (see Gurtler).

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

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Girdler Family Origin

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Girdler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coal Dealer

    4%
  • Engineer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girdler. A less common occupation for the Girdler family was Engineer. The most common Girdler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Girdler's were Farmers.

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Girdler Historical Records

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Girdler Life Expectancy

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