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Kotler Family History

Kotler Name Meaning

German: variant of Kötter (see Koetter). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a coppersmith, Yiddish kotler.

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


Similar surnames: Kottler, Cotler, Kutler, Koller, Kotter, Kobler, Kohler, Kofler

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Where is the Kotler family from?

You can see how Kotler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kotler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kotler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Kotler families living in Ohio. This was about 92% of all the recorded Kotler's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kotler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kotler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kotler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kotler. 23% of Kotler men worked as a Salesman and 28% of Kotler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kotler were Laborer and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    28%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kotler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kotler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kotler. 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 450 military records available for the last name Kotler. For the veterans among your Kotler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kotler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kotler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kotler in 1960 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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