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Dengler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a knife-sharpener, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tengelen ‘to sharpen instruments’ (such as large knives, sickles, and scythes), originally by carefully angled hammer blows (from Old High German tangol ‘hammer’).

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


Similar surnames: Degler, Gengler, Daigler, Tingler, Dennler, Demler, Fendler, Dentler

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Dengler Family Origin

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Dengler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dengler. A less common occupation for the Dengler family was Shoemaker. The most common Dengler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Dengler's were Farmers.

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Dengler Historical Records

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Dengler Life Expectancy

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