Wesler Family History

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Wesler Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wessler.

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

Similar surnames: Weller, Wexler, Wessler, Wesner, Fesler, Weiler, Mesler, Besler

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Wesler Family Origin

Where is the Wesler family from?

Wesler Family Occupations

What did your Wesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesler. The most common Wesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wesler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wesler family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Wesler Historical Records

What Wesler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wesler 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Wesler. 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 543 military records available for the last name Wesler. For the veterans among your Wesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wesler in 1956 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesler 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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