Pohler Family History

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Pohler Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a muddy pool, or habitational name for someone from Pohla near Bautzen (see Pohl, Pohle). from a reduced and altered pet form of a personal name formed with Old High German bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Pooler, Ohler, Pohle, Poehler, Koller, Wohler, Kohler, Peeler, Goller

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Pohler Family Origin

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Pohler Family Occupations

What did your Pohler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Keeps Restaurant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pohler. A less common occupation for the Pohler family was Luthern Minister. The most common Pohler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pohler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Keeps Restaurant

  • Luthern Minister


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

Pohler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pohler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pohler 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 708 immigration records available for the last name Pohler. 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 764 military records available for the last name Pohler. For the veterans among your Pohler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pohler Life Expectancy

What is the average Pohler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pohler in 1963 was 80, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pohler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pohler 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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