Stahler Family History

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Stahler Name Meaning

German (also Stähler): metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stal ‘steel’.

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

Similar surnames: Stuhler, Stabler, Staller, Strahler, Stadler, Stahley, Stohler

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Stahler Family Origin

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Stahler Family Occupations

What did your Stahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stahler. A less common occupation for the Stahler family was Keeping House. The most common Stahler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Stahler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Stahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Stahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stahler 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 666 immigration records available for the last name Stahler. 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 Stahler. For the veterans among your Stahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Stahler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stahler in 1956 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stahler 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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