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Hegler Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge or enclosure, variant spelling of Hägler (see Hagler). South German: from Middle High German hagen ‘breeding bull’, an occupational nickname for the owner of such an animal. North German: habitational name for someone from Hegel near Oldenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Hagler, Heller, Heger, Hegner, Pegler, Hegel, Segler, Hemler, Feller

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Hegler Family Origin

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Hegler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Baptist Preacher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hegler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Hegler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hegler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Baptist Preacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegler.

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Hegler Historical Records

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Hegler Life Expectancy

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