Kegler Family History

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Kegler Name Meaning

German: nickname for a skilled or enthusiastic skittles player, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kegel ‘skittle’, ‘pin’.

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


Similar surnames: Pegler, Hegler, Kepler, Kugler, Kemler, Keiler, Legler, Keeler

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Kegler Family Origin

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Kegler Family Occupations

What did your Kegler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kegler. A less common occupation for the Kegler family was Keeping House. The most common Kegler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kegler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Kegler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kegler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kegler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kegler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kegler in 1949 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kegler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kegler 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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