Werstler Family History

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Werstler Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname for a pugnacious or athletic person, from Middle Low German worstelen ‘to wrestle’.

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


Similar surnames: Hettler, Wessler, Weisler, Wester, Nestler, Gerster, Weisser, Besler

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Werstler Family Origin

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Werstler Family Occupations

What did your Werstler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Werstler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Werstler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Werstler family was Keeping House. Farmer, Cigar Packer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werstler.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Cigar Packer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Werstler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Werstler Life Expectancy

What is the average Werstler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Werstler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Werstler in 1960 was 43, and 63 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werstler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werstler 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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