Neisler Family History

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Neisler Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who was finicky with food, inept in his work, or tentative in speech, from Middle High German niusen ‘to probe’, ‘try out’. Altered spelling of Kneisler, a nickname from Middle High German knuz ‘cheeky’, ‘irritable’.

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

Similar surnames: Meisler, Zeisler, Geisler, Nester, Reisler, Weisser, Keisler, Weisler

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Neisler Family Origin

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Neisler Family Occupations

What did your Neisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neisler. The most common Neisler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Neisler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neisler family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Baker

  • Bookkeeper


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

Neisler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Neisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neisler 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 155 immigration records available for the last name Neisler. 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 547 military records available for the last name Neisler. For the veterans among your Neisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Neisler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Neisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Neisler in 1946 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neisler 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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