Shaler Family History

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Shaler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Shailer, a nickname for someone who walked in a slow, clumsy, aimless way, from Middle English shailer ‘shambler’.

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


Similar surnames: Shales, Haler, Saler, Hamer, Thaler, Staley, Hayer, Sales, Haver

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Shaler Family Origin

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Shaler Family Occupations

What did your Shaler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shaler family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaler. The most common Shaler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Shaler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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

Shaler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shaler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shaler. 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 Shaler. For the veterans among your Shaler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shaler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Shaler in 1958 was 53, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaler 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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