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Hassler Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in a place where hazels grew from Middle High German hasel ‘hazel’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant; or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Has(s)el or similar. German (Hässler): see Haessler .

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


Similar surnames: Hasler, Hausler, Hessler, Fassler, Haser, Gassler, Hasser, Kissler

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Where is the Hassler family from?

You can see how Hassler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hassler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hassler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 16 Hassler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 80% of all the recorded Hassler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hassler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hassler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hassler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hassler. 20% of Hassler men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Hassler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hassler were Clerk and New Worker. .

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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
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Maid
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Hassler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hassler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hassler. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hassler. For the veterans among your Hassler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hassler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hassler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hassler in 1949 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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