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Distler Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a place where thistles grew, from German Distel ‘thistle’ (see Distel) + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Diestler, Distel, Mistler, Kistler, Dickler, Nestler, Kissler, Doster

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Distler Family Origin

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Distler Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Distler. The most common Distler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Distler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Distler family was Keeps House.

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Distler Historical Records

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Distler Life Expectancy

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