Kandler Family History

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Kandler Name Meaning

occupational name for a potter or pewterer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kandel ‘pitcher’. occupational name for a maker of (wooden) gutters and drainage ducts, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kanel ‘pipe’, ‘gutter’ (from Latin canalis). habitational name for someone from Kändler near Chemnitz in Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Bandler, Sandler, Mandler, Kanzler, Kindler, Mander, Kantner, Gander

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Kandler Family Origin

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Kandler Family Occupations

What did your Kandler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kandler family was Silk Weaver. Blacksmith, Clk Ad. G'S. Office and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kandler. The most common Kandler occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Kandler's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Clk Ad. G'S. Office

  • Farmer

  • Silk Weaver


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

Kandler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kandler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kandler 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 923 immigration records available for the last name Kandler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kandler. For the veterans among your Kandler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kandler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kandler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kandler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kandler in 1958 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kandler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kandler 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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