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Tasler Name Meaning

German: nickname for a womanizer or philanderer from an agent derivative of Middle High German taselen ‘to pat dally or flirt’. German: occupational name for a clasp maker from Middle High German Middle Low German tassel ‘clasp fastening’. Slovenian and Croatian (Tašler): from German Taschler an occupational name for a maker of purses bags derived from Middle High German tasche (see Taschner ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hasler, Tisler, Basler, Sadler, Tasker, Casler, Mahler, Staller

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Where is the Tasler family from?

You can see how Tasler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tasler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tasler families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 9 Tasler families living in Iowa. This was about 75% of all the recorded Tasler's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Tasler families in 1880.
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What did your Tasler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tasler. 63% of Tasler men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Tasler women worked as a Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    63%
  • Farm Operator
    11%
  • Farm Labor
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tasler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tasler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 226 immigration records available for the last name Tasler. 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 Cards

There are 223 military records available for the last name Tasler. For the veterans among your Tasler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tasler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Tasler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tasler in 1964 was 71, and 67 in 2004.

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