Nagler Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Nagler Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a nail maker, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch nagel ‘nail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Nadler, Nager, Hagler, Kugler, Legler, Galler, Sadler, Naylor, Nagle

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Nagler Family Origin

Where is the Nagler family from?

Nagler Family Occupations

What did your Nagler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nagler. 15% of Nagler men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 67% of Nagler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagler were Ladies Tailor military Uni and Teacher (elementary)

View Census data for Nagler | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Cuttermilitary Unif
  • Furrier Master
  • Ladies Tailor military Uni

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • refugee
  • Private Means
  • Teacher (elementary)

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

Nagler Historical Records

What Nagler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Nagler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Nagler

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nagler. 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.

View all Nagler immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nagler. For the veterans among your Nagler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nagler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nagler family history.

Nagler Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nagler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nagler in 1956 was 28, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nagler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nagler 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.

Famous Nagler Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name