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Kottler Name Meaning

German: variant of Köttler, itself a variant of Kötter (see Koetter). North German: occupational name for a butcher, from Middle Low German koteler ‘preparer of entrails’ (compare Kuttler). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kotler.

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


Similar surnames: Kotler, Kettler, Kuttler, Kittler, Kettner, Kotter, Potter, Koetter

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Where is the Kottler family from?

You can see how Kottler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kottler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kottler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Kottler families living in New York. This was about 79% of all the recorded Kottler's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kottler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kottler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kottler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kottler. 47% of Kottler men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Kottler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kottler were Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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
    47%
  • Proprietor
    27%
  • Cutter
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    30%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kottler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kottler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kottler. 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 507 military records available for the last name Kottler. For the veterans among your Kottler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kottler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kottler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kottler in 1961 was 31, and 94 in 2004.

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