Oyler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of oil, from a metathesized form of Anglo-Norman French olier (from oile ‘oil’, Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’; compare Oliva). In northern England linseed oil obtained from locally grown flax was more common than olive oil. English: from the Continental Germanic personal name Odilard, Oilard, introduced by the Normans. Americanized spelling of German Euler or of Swabian Äuler, a topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow, Äule, a diminutive of Au.

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


Similar surnames: Ohler, Eyler, Oller, Tyer, Pooler, Tyler, Dyer, Ocker, Koller, Osmer

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Oyler Family Origin

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Oyler Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Oyler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Oyler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oyler. A less common occupation for the Oyler family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Oyler Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Oyler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Oyler in 1950 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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