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Kugler Family History

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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Where is the Kugler family from?

You can see how Kugler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kugler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kugler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Kugler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 45% of all the recorded Kugler's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kugler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kugler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kugler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kugler. 18% of Kugler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kugler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kugler were Carpenter and Maid.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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