Wexler Family History

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Wexler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wechsler.

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


Similar surnames: Weiler, Axler, Weller, Wesler, Exler, Hegler, Peeler, Semler, Woehler

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Wexler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wexler name?

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

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  • European Jewish

    54%

  • England & Wales

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    9%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Wexler Family Origin

Where is the Wexler family from?

Wexler Family Occupations

What did your Wexler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wexler occupation in the USA was Farm. 25% of Wexler's were Farms. A less common occupation for the Wexler family was Color Mixers. Farm, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wexler.

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  • Farm

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Color Mixers

    6%

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

Wexler Historical Records

What Wexler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Wexler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wexler 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wexler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wexler. For the veterans among your Wexler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wexler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wexler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wexler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wexler in 1949 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wexler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wexler 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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