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Moler Family History

Moler Name Meaning

German and Danish: probably a variant of Möller (see Moller).

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


Similar surnames: Moller, Mole, Maler, Miler, Molner, Mohler, Oler, Moder, Boler, Koler

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Where is the Moler family from?

You can see how Moler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Moler families living in Ohio. This was about 41% of all the recorded Moler's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Moler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moler. 20% of Moler men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Moler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moler were Salesman and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Moler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moler. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Moler. For the veterans among your Moler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Moler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Moler in 1948 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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