Gayler Family History

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Gayler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard. Compare Gaylord. German: variant of Geiler, from a noun derivative of Geil.

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

Similar surnames: Gayles, Gaylor, Gayer, Tayler, Galer, Ayler, Gabler, Galler, Gayle

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Gayler Family Origin

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Gayler Family Occupations

What did your Gayler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coachman and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gayler. The most common Gayler occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Gayler's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gayler family was Game Keeper.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coachman

  • Farm Labourer

  • Game Keeper


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

Gayler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gayler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayler 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Gayler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gayler. For the veterans among your Gayler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gayler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gayler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gayler in 1955 was 46, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gayler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gayler 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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