Strahler Family History

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Strahler Name Meaning

German: variant of Strahl 1. South German (Strähler): occupational name for a comb maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stræl ‘comb’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Strahl.

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

Similar surnames: Stahler, Strahl, Strasser, Stadler, Stuhler, Strahle, Staller

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Strahler Family Origin

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Strahler Family Occupations

What did your Strahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strahler family was Retail Grocer. The most common Strahler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Strahler's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strahler.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Retail Grocer


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

Strahler Historical Records

What Strahler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 921 census records available for the last name Strahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strahler 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Strahler. 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 524 military records available for the last name Strahler. For the veterans among your Strahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Strahler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Strahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Strahler in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strahler 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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