Hemler Family History

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Hemler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a castrator of rams, from Middle High German hamel ‘ram’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Kemler, Semler, Demler, Heller, Hegler, Hammer, Heiler, Dimler, Heier

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Hemler Family Origin

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Hemler Family Occupations

What did your Hemler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemler. A less common occupation for the Hemler family was Butcher. The most common Hemler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hemler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    2%

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

Hemler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hemler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hemler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hemler. For the veterans among your Hemler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hemler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hemler in 1950 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemler 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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