Mesler Family History

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Mesler Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Messler. Americanized form of German Metzler.

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


Similar surnames: Meller, Mehler, Besler, Nesler, Mesker, Mesner, Mester, Meisler

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Mesler Family Origin

Where is the Mesler family from?

Mesler Family Occupations

What did your Mesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mesler. The most common Mesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mesler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mesler family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Mesler Historical Records

What Mesler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesler 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 Mesler

Passenger List

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

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Mesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mesler in 1946 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesler 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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