Weissler Family History

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Weissler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a topographic name for someone who lived near the Vistula river, from Yiddish vaysl ‘Vistula’ + the Yiddish suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Weisser, Wissler, Ressler, Tessler, Meisler, Meissner, Wiesler

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Weissler Family Origin

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Weissler Family Occupations

What did your Weissler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Beer Brewer, Cordwainer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weissler. A less common occupation for the Weissler family was Peddler. The most common Weissler occupation in the USA was Beer Brewer. 20% of Weissler's were Beer Brewers.

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  • Beer Brewer

  • Cordwainer

  • Laborer

  • Peddler


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

Weissler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 840 census records available for the last name Weissler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weissler 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Weissler. 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 265 military records available for the last name Weissler. For the veterans among your Weissler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weissler Life Expectancy

What is the average Weissler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Weissler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Weissler in 1963 was 86, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weissler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weissler 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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