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Girdler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a girdle maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English gurdel ‘girdle’ (Old English gyrdel). Probably also an Americanized spelling of North German Gördeler, a variant of Gürtler (see Gurtler).

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


Similar surnames: Girdley, Ridler, Gordley, Gurtler, Fiddler, Gurley, Siedler, Fidler

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Girdler Family Origin

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Girdler Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Plumber

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Girdler family was Plumber. The most common Girdler occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 12% of Girdler's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Farm Laborer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girdler.

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Girdler Historical Records

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Girdler Life Expectancy

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