Wurgler Family History

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Wurgler Name Meaning

Swiss German (Würgel): occupational name for an executioner or a hangman, from Middle High German würgel.

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

Similar surnames: Kugler, Gurtler, Wurzer, Burger, Dupler, Mergler, Kuefler, Burgner

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Wurgler Family Origin

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Wurgler Family Occupations

What did your Wurgler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wurgler occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Wurgler's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Real Estate Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wurgler.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Real Estate Agent


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

Wurgler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 484 census records available for the last name Wurgler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wurgler 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Wurgler. 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 115 military records available for the last name Wurgler. For the veterans among your Wurgler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wurgler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wurgler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wurgler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wurgler in 1961 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurgler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wurgler 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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