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Reisler Family History

Reisler Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German reiseler ‘carter’, ‘carrier’. Respelling of German Reissler, a variant of Reitzel 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Reis 4 + the agent suffix -ler.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Meisler, Reiser, Zeisler, Weisler, Keisler, Geisler, Weisser

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Where is the Reisler family from?

You can see how Reisler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reisler family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Reisler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Reisler families living in Maryland. This was about 41% of all the recorded Reisler's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Reisler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reisler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reisler. 20% of Reisler men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Reisler women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reisler were Clerk and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reisler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 763 immigration records available for the last name Reisler. 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 Cards

There are 357 military records available for the last name Reisler. For the veterans among your Reisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reisler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Reisler in 1963 was 70, and 89 in 2004.

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