History of your Surname
Get access to Hendler family records.Start a free trial

Hendler Family History

Hendler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a merchant or trader Middle High German hendeler German Händler.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Tendler, Fendler, Mendler, Wendler, Bendler, Mandler, Seidler

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hendler family from?

You can see how Hendler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hendler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hendler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 29 Hendler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Hendler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hendler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hendler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hendler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hendler. 17% of Hendler men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Hendler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hendler were Manager and Clerk. .

View Census Data for Hendler | Data not to scale

*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

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Hendler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hendler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Hendler

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hendler. 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.

View all Hendler immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 780 military records available for the last name Hendler. For the veterans among your Hendler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hendler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hendler family history

Discover More

What is the average Hendler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hendler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hendler in 1952 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendler

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hendler family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Hendler last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial