Mahler Family History

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Mahler Name Meaning

German (also Mähler) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a painter, especially a painter of stained glass, from an agent derivative of German malen to paint (Middle High German malen, Old High German malon ‘to mark’, from mal ‘point’, ‘mark’).

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

Similar surnames: Zahler, Mehler, Maller, Mandler, Marler, Kahler, Mauer, Sadler

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Mahler Family Origin

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Mahler Family Occupations

What did your Mahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coffee Shop Keeper, Commission Merchants (Wife) and Export Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahler. A less common occupation for the Mahler family was Shoemaker. The most common Mahler occupation in the UK was Coffee Shop Keeper. 25% of Mahler's were Coffee Shop Keepers.

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  • Coffee Shop Keeper

  • Commission Merchants (Wife)

  • Export Merchant

  • Shoemaker


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

Mahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahler 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Mahler. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mahler. For the veterans among your Mahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mahler in 1946 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahler 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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