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Wahler Name Meaning

from the personal name Wol(d)er, a variant of Walter. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wahl, Wahle, or Wahlen.

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


Similar surnames: Wahle, Wehler, Dahler, Wohler, Bahler, Galler, Waller, Wahlen, Zahler

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Wahler Family Origin

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Wahler Family Occupations

What did your Wahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wahler family was Butcher. The most common Wahler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wahler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahler.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Wahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wahler. 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 Wahler. For the veterans among your Wahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wahler in 1952 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wahler 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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