Wahler Family History

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Wahler Name Meaning

from the personal name Wol(d)er, a variant of Walter. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wahl, Wahle, or Wahlen.

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


Similar surnames: Wahle, Wehler, Dahler, Wohler, Bahler, Galler, Waller, Wahlen, Zahler

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Wahler Family Origin

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Wahler Family Occupations

What did your Wahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wahler. 17% of Wahler men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Wahler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wahler were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
  • Saleslady
    12%

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

Wahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahler 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 975 immigration records available for the last name Wahler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wahler. For the veterans among your Wahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wahler in 1952 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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