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Hamler Surname Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from the city of Hameln (see Hamel ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hamer, Hadler, Hagler, Hamel, Hemler, Hatler, Hasler, Haller, Hammer

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Where is the Hamler family from?

You can see how Hamler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Hamler families living in Cheshire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Hamler's in United Kingdom. Cheshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Hamler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hamler. 29% of Hamler men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Hamler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamler were Farm Laborer and Laundress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hamler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 316 immigration records available for the last name Hamler. 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 Cards

There are 666 military records available for the last name Hamler. For the veterans among your Hamler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hamler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hamler in 1955 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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