Medler Family History

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Medler Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from Madehurst in Sussex, which gets its name from Old English m?d ‘meadow’ (see Mead 1) + hyrst ‘wooded hill’. This place name appears in 12th-century records in the Normanized form Medl(i)ers. The surname is found in Norfolk as early as the 13th century in the form de Medlers; the landowning family that bore it was in vassalage to the Earl of Surrey, who had large estates in both Sussex and Norfolk.

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

Similar surnames: Medley, Madler, Meller, Medlar, Mele, Meiser, Reder, Redler, Medved

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Medler Family Origin

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Medler Family Occupations

What did your Medler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Medler family was Broom Tyer. The most common Medler occupation in the UK was Lab. 26% of Medler's were Labs. Lab, Agricultural Labourer and Brick & Tile Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medler.

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  • Lab

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brick & Tile Maker

  • Broom Tyer


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

Medler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Medler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medler 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Medler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Medler. For the veterans among your Medler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Medler Life Expectancy

What is the average Medler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Medler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Medler in 1954 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medler 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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