Mailer Family History

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Mailer Name Meaning

occupational name for an enameler, Middle English ameilleur, Old French esmaillier. habitational name from Mailer in Perthshire.

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

Similar surnames: Marler, Madler, Mander, Mahler, Bailer, Mauler, Mailey, Galler

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Mailer Family Origin

Where is the Mailer family from?

Mailer Family Occupations

What did your Mailer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Slater and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mailer. A less common occupation for the Mailer family was Baker. The most common Mailer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Mailer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Slater

  • Blacksmith

  • Baker


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

Mailer Historical Records

What Mailer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mailer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mailer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mailer. 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 945 military records available for the last name Mailer. For the veterans among your Mailer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mailer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mailer lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Mailer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mailer in 1966 was 87, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mailer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mailer 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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