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Kuehler Name Meaning

German (Kühler):: (Westphalia): topographic name for someone living at a pit from a derivative of Middle Low German kule ‘hole depression pit’. derivative of an old personal name formed with a German cognate of Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuchler, Kuebler, Kuefler, Kehrer, Kaehler, Kucher, Dehler, Kumler

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Where is the Kuehler family from?

You can see how Kuehler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuehler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuehler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Kuehler families living in Indiana. This was about 31% of all the recorded Kuehler's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Kuehler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuehler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuehler. 41% of Kuehler men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kuehler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuehler were Shipping Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Stock Clerk
    10%
  • Shipping Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 906 census records available for the last name Kuehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuehler 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Kuehler. 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 235 military records available for the last name Kuehler. For the veterans among your Kuehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuehler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kuehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kuehler in 1960 was 55, and 57 in 2004.

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