Kohler Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Koller, Ohler, Kogler, Kugler, Kahler, Kaehler, Kober, Mahler, Pohler

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Kohler Family Origin

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Kohler Family Occupations

What did your Kohler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohler. 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.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Kohler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kohler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kohler in 1943 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohler 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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