Kemler Family History

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Kemler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kemmler or Kämmler, occupational name for a comb maker or a wool comber, from Middle High German kamb(e) ‘comb’ + the agent suffix -(l)er. Compare Kamler.

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

Similar surnames: Kamler, Hemler, Kepler, Demler, Semler, Kumler, Keller, Keiler

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Kemler Family Origin

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Kemler Family Occupations

What did your Kemler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Grocery Despatel Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kemler. 25% of Kemler men worked as a Grocery Despatel Clerk and 67% of Kemler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kemler were Police Fireman and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Grocery Despatel Clerk
  • Joiner
  • Manager Stores Wool
  • Police Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cashier

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

Kemler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kemler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemler 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Kemler. 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 552 military records available for the last name Kemler. For the veterans among your Kemler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kemler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kemler in 1949 was 46, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kemler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemler 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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