Meisler Family History

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Meisler Name Meaning

Variant of German Meissler, an occupational nickname for someone who used a chisel in his work, from Middle High German meizel ‘chisel’ + the agent suffix -er, or a nickname for a philanderer, from the same word in the sense ‘penis’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meisel.

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


Similar surnames: Reisler, Zeisler, Neisler, Meister, Geisler, Weisler, Keisler

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Meisler Family Origin

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Meisler Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Bar Keeper

    8%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%

In 1880, the most common Meisler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Meisler's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Meisler family was Cabinet Maker. Laborer, Bar Keeper and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meisler.

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Meisler Historical Records

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Meisler Life Expectancy

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