Sailer Family History

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Sailer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Saylor. German: variant of Seiler.

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

Similar surnames: Saler, Seiler, Saile, Siler, Bailer, Sailor, Sayler, Sadler, Satter

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Sailer Family Origin

Where is the Sailer family from?

Sailer Family Occupations

What did your Sailer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sailer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sailer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sailer family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sailer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Butcher


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

Sailer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Sailer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sailer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sailer. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sailer. For the veterans among your Sailer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sailer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sailer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sailer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sailer in 1952 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sailer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sailer 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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