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Uhler Family History

Uhler Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a Germanic compound personal name beginning with odal ‘inherited property’.

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


Similar surnames: Ahler, Ohler, Uber, Uhles, Uher, Hier, Dehler, Ahlert, Uhr, Ehler

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Where is the Uhler family from?

You can see how Uhler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uhler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Uhler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Uhler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 76% of all the recorded Uhler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Uhler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Uhler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Uhler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Uhler. 20% of Uhler men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Uhler women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Uhler were Clerk and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housework
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Uhler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uhler 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Uhler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Uhler. For the veterans among your Uhler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Uhler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Uhler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Uhler in 1946 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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