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Kohler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a charcoal burner, from Middle High German kol ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -er. The form Kohler is South German; elsewhere it is usually written Köhler.

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

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Kohler Family Origin

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Kohler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kohler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kohler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kohler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohler.

Source: Census data for Kohler | Data not to scale

Kohler Historical Records

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Kohler Life Expectancy

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