Mechler Family History

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Mechler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a broker or middleman, Middle High German mecheler, ultimately from Middle Low German (see Meckler). Belgian: habitational name for someone from Mechelen in Antwerp province.

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


Similar surnames: Meckler, Hechler, Heckler, Bechler, Kuchler, Mehler, Michler, Seckler

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Mechler Family Origin

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Mechler Family Occupations

What did your Mechler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mechler. The most common Mechler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Mechler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mechler family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Saloon Keeper

    9%
  • Barber

    5%

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

Mechler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mechler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mechler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mechler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mechler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mechler. For the veterans among your Mechler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mechler Life Expectancy

What is the average Mechler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mechler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mechler in 1962 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mechler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mechler 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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