Erler Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived among alder trees, from Middle High German erle ‘alder’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Erle, Exler, Eller, Esler, Erker, Erber, Euler, Eder, Hegler, Hemler

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Erler Family Origin

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Erler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Shoe Maker

    10%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Erler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Erler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erler. A less common occupation for the Erler family was Boot & Shoe Maker.

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Erler Historical Records

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Erler Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Erler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Erler in 1947 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erler

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