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Kamler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kammler, occupational name for a comb maker or more probably a wool comber (see Kamm). It has been suggested that it may also be an agent noun from Middle High German kamin ‘chimney’, ‘stove’, hence an occupational name for a stove and chimney fitter. The surname Kamsetzer undoubtedly has this sense, but it is not clear whether Kamler does.

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


Similar surnames: Kemler, Kammer, Kamber, Kaller, Kumler, Kapler, Hamer, Galler, Kamer

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Kamler Family Origin

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Kamler Family Occupations

What did your Kamler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kamler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kamler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kamler family was Retired Merchant. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Principal Mt Herman Seminary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamler.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Principal Mt Herman Seminary

    20%
  • Retired Merchant

    20%

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Kamler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kamler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kamler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kamler in 1961 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamler 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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