Fidler Family History

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Fidler Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fiddler. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Fiedler.

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

Similar surnames: Fiddler, Filer, Fadler, Ridler, Vidler, Fedler, Figler, Girdler

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Fidler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fidler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fidler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Fidler Family Origin

Where is the Fidler family from?

Fidler Family Occupations

What did your Fidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fidler occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Fidler's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fidler. A less common occupation for the Fidler family was Hatter.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Hatter


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

Fidler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Fidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fidler 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Fidler. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Fidler. For the veterans among your Fidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fidler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fidler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fidler in 1944 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fidler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fidler 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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