Adler Family History

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Adler Name Meaning

German: from Adler ‘eagle’, denoting someone living in a house identified by the sign of an eagle. The German noun is from Middle High German adelar, itself a compound of adel ‘noble’ + ar ‘eagle’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example in Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian (Ádler). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name meaning ‘eagle’.

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

Similar surnames: Ader, Nadler, Wadler, Galler, Sadler, Axler, Bader, Alber, Radler

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Adler Family Origin

Where is the Adler family from?

Adler Family Occupations

What did your Adler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Adler family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Adler occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 6% of Adler's were Plasterers. Plasterer, Actuary N/A and Box Maker (Gro)? were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adler.

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  • Plasterer

  • Actuary N/A

  • Box Maker (Gro)?

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Adler Historical Records

What Adler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Adler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adler 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Adler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 38,000 military records available for the last name Adler. For the veterans among your Adler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adler Life Expectancy

What is the average Adler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Adler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Adler in 1943 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adler 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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