Nadler Family History

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Nadler Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and English: occupational name for a maker of needles, from an agent derivative of Middle High German nadel(e), German Nadel ‘needle’, Middle English nedle, nadle. Needles in the Middle Ages were comparatively coarse articles made from bone. In some cases, especially as a Jewish name, it may also be an occupational name for a tailor.

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

Similar surnames: Sadler, Nader, Adler, Nagler, Gabler, Wadler, Galler, Kandler, Mahler

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Nadler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nadler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nadler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Nadler Family Origin

Where is the Nadler family from?

Nadler Family Occupations

What did your Nadler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nadler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Nadler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nadler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Wood Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nadler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Wood Turner

  • Carpenter


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

Nadler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Nadler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nadler 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Nadler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nadler. For the veterans among your Nadler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nadler Life Expectancy

What is the average Nadler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nadler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nadler in 1948 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nadler 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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