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Koler Family History

Koler Name Meaning

German: variant of Kohler. Slovenian: variant of Kolar.

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


Similar surnames: Kobler, Koller, Boler, Coler, Koper, Kover, Oler, Moler, Kaler

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Where is the Koler family from?

You can see how Koler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koler family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Koler families living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Koler's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Koler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koler. 35% of Koler men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Koler women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koler were Truck Driver and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    42%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Koler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 449 immigration records available for the last name Koler. 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 Cards

There are 544 military records available for the last name Koler. For the veterans among your Koler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Koler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Koler in 1962 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

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