Handler Family History

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Handler Name Meaning

German (also Händler) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hendler.

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

Similar surnames: Hendler, Mandler, Sandler, Wandler, Candler, Hausler, Hader, Shindler

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Handler Family Origin

Where is the Handler family from?

Handler Family Occupations

What did your Handler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Handler family was General Lab. The most common Handler occupation in the UK was Labourer. 33% of Handler's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and Dom Groom & Bom Serv Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handler.

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  • Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • Dom Groom & Bom Serv Gardener

  • General Lab


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

Handler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Handler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handler 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 Handler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Handler. For the veterans among your Handler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handler Life Expectancy

What is the average Handler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Handler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Handler in 1951 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handler 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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