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Mehler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a miller or flour merchant, from an agent derivative of German Mehl ‘flour’. German (Rhineland, Hesse): variant of Mahler.

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


Similar surnames: Meller, Mahler, Mechler, Mehrer, Fehler, Mehlberg, Mehner, Mohler

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Mehler Family Origin

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Mehler Family Occupations

What did your Mehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Tailor and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehler. A less common occupation for the Mehler family was Broom Maker. The most common Mehler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Mehler's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Architect

    3%
  • Broom Maker

    3%

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

Mehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mehler. 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 Mehler. For the veterans among your Mehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mehler in 1961 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehler 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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