Nestler Family History

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Nestler Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a maker of strings and laces, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch nestel ‘(shoe)lace’, ‘drawstring’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Nester, Netzer, Esler, Diestler, Nesser, Ostler, Pester, Zettler

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Nestler Family Origin

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Nestler Family Occupations

What did your Nestler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bk Keeper and Cutter In Tailor Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nestler. A less common occupation for the Nestler family was Farm. The most common Nestler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Nestler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bk Keeper

  • Cutter In Tailor Shop

  • Farm


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

Nestler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nestler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nestler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nestler. 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 Nestler. For the veterans among your Nestler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nestler Life Expectancy

What is the average Nestler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nestler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Nestler in 1944 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nestler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nestler 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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