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Weisler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a painter or plasterer from an agent derivative of Middle High German wīze(l)n ‘to whitewash to make white’. Compare Weisser .

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


Similar surnames: Weisner, Weisser, Geisler, Keisler, Zeisler, Reisler, Weiser, Wessler

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Where is the Weisler family from?

You can see how Weisler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weisler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Weisler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Weisler family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Weisler's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Weisler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weisler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weisler. 23% of Weisler men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Weisler women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weisler were Clerk and Bookeeper. .

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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
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Bookeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weisler 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Weisler. 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 348 military records available for the last name Weisler. For the veterans among your Weisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weisler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Weisler in 1944 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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