Degler Family History

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Degler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a potter, from an agent derivative of Low German degel ‘(earthenware) pot’ (from Latin tegula ‘tile’).

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


Similar surnames: Pegler, Demler, Dengler, Segler, Depner, Kegler, Tegeler, Hegler

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Degler Family Origin

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Degler Family Occupations

What did your Degler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Degler. 18% of Degler men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Degler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Degler were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    16%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Degler Historical Records

What Degler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Degler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degler 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Degler. 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 980 military records available for the last name Degler. For the veterans among your Degler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degler Life Expectancy

What is the average Degler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Degler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Degler in 1957 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degler 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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