Meisler Family History

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Meisler Name Meaning

Variant of German Meissler, an occupational nickname for someone who used a chisel in his work, from Middle High German meizel ‘chisel’ + the agent suffix -er, or a nickname for a philanderer, from the same word in the sense ‘penis’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meisel.

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


Similar surnames: Reisler, Zeisler, Neisler, Meister, Geisler, Weisler, Keisler

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Meisler Family Origin

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Meisler Family Occupations

What did your Meisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gents Hairdresser and Independant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meisler. 25% of Meisler men worked as a Gents Hairdresser and 50% of Meisler women worked as an Independant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meisler were Tailors Cutter and Unpaid Domestic Service

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gents Hairdresser
    25%
  • Lawyer
    25%
  • Sewing Machinist
    25%
  • Tailors Cutter
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Independant
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Service
    50%

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

Meisler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meisler 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 848 immigration records available for the last name Meisler. 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 391 military records available for the last name Meisler. For the veterans among your Meisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Meisler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Meisler in 1959 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meisler

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