Kugler Family History

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Kugler Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Kügler): occupational name for a maker of hooded coats or cowls, Middle High German gugler. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kugel with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Kumler, Kogler, Kohler, Kuter, Legler, Kegler, Kepler, Kupfer, Koller

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Kugler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kugler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kugler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Kugler Family Origin

Where is the Kugler family from?

Kugler Family Occupations

What did your Kugler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kugler. The most common Kugler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kugler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kugler family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Engineer


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

Kugler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Kugler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kugler 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kugler. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Kugler. For the veterans among your Kugler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kugler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kugler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kugler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kugler in 1948 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kugler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kugler 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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