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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

What did your Distler ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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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.

Distler Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Distler ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Distler Life Expectancy

What is the average Distler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Distler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Distler in 1956 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Distler 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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