Wadler Family History

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Wadler Name Meaning

South German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German wadelen ‘to wander, roam’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Nadler, Waller, Sadler, Adler, Mandler, Bader, Fadler, Mahler, Lader

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Wadler Family Origin

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Wadler Family Occupations

What did your Wadler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wadler occupation in the USA was Frmr. 50% of Wadler's were Frmrs. A less common occupation for the Wadler family was Keeping House. Frmr and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wadler.

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  • Frmr

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Wadler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wadler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wadler 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Wadler. 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 234 military records available for the last name Wadler. For the veterans among your Wadler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wadler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wadler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wadler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wadler in 1962 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wadler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wadler 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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