Iler Family History

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Iler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Eiler.

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

Similar surnames: Siler, Iley, Filer, Izer, Oiler, Wiler, Hiler, Iser, Kyer, Wiser

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Iler Family Origin

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Iler Family Occupations

What did your Iler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Iler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Iler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iler. A less common occupation for the Iler family was Works In Iron Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Works In Iron Mill


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

Iler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Iler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iler 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 861 immigration records available for the last name Iler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Iler. For the veterans among your Iler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iler Life Expectancy

What is the average Iler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Iler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Iler in 1954 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iler 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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