Simler Family History

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Simler Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German similen ‘to explain’, probably a nickname for a capable adviser. variant of Semler.

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

Similar surnames: Timler, Dimler, Sisler, Sigler, Sieler, Semler, Imler, Simer, Spiller

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Simler Family Origin

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Simler Family Occupations

What did your Simler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Simler family was Barber. The most common Simler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Simler's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Agent Freight Dept. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simler.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Agent Freight Dept.

  • Barber


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

Simler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Simler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simler 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 401 immigration records available for the last name Simler. 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 669 military records available for the last name Simler. For the veterans among your Simler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simler Life Expectancy

What is the average Simler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Simler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Simler in 1959 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simler 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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