Wampler Family History

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Wampler Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): probably a habitational name for someone from Wambel in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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

Similar surnames: Wappler, Waller, Kappler, Hamler, Dangler, Kamler, Wahler, Simpler

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Wampler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wampler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wampler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Wampler Family Origin

Where is the Wampler family from?

Wampler Family Occupations

What did your Wampler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wampler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Wampler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wampler. A less common occupation for the Wampler family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Wampler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Wampler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wampler 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 627 immigration records available for the last name Wampler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Wampler. For the veterans among your Wampler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wampler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wampler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wampler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wampler in 1943 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wampler 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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