Wechsler Family History

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Wechsler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a money changer, Middle High German wëhselære, German Wechsler, Yiddish veksler.

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


Similar surnames: Wessler, Mechler, Weisler, Hechler, Weisser, Meckler, Scholer

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Wechsler Family Origin

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Wechsler Family Occupations

What did your Wechsler ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Confectioner

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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In 1880, Butcher, At Home and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wechsler. A less common occupation for the Wechsler family was Farmer. The most common Wechsler occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Wechsler's were Butchers.

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Wechsler Historical Records

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Wechsler Life Expectancy

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Famous Wechsler Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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