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Dattler Family History

Dattler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sattler, Rattler, Dahler, Latter, Battle, Daigler, Matter, Kottler

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Where is the Dattler family from?

You can see how Dattler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dattler family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Dattler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Dattler families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Dattler's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dattler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dattler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dattler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dattler. 67% of Dattler men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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What Dattler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 254 census records available for the last name Dattler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dattler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 77 immigration records available for the last name Dattler. 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 Cards

There are 258 military records available for the last name Dattler. For the veterans among your Dattler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dattler lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Dattler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Dattler in 1968 was 66, and 75 in 2003.

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