Mergler Family History

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Mergler Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a marl pit, or occupational name for someone who sold marl for fertilizer or brick making, from German Mergel ‘marl’ (see Mergel 1) + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Mergel, Hegler, Marler, Eggler, Berger, Erler, Legler, Pegler, Ferger

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Mergler Family Origin

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Mergler Family Occupations

What did your Mergler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gilder and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mergler. The most common Mergler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mergler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mergler family was Blacksmith Apprentice.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gilder

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Blacksmith Apprentice

    8%

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

Mergler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mergler Life Expectancy

What is the average Mergler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mergler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mergler in 1962 was 73, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mergler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mergler 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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