Wohler Family History

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Wohler Name Meaning

North German (Wöhler): from the personal name Wolder, Low German form of Walter.

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

Similar surnames: Ohler, Wohlert, Kohler, Pohler, Wahler, Woller, Wehle, Dobler, Bohle

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Wohler Family Origin

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Wohler Family Occupations

What did your Wohler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wohler family was Beer Driver. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wohler. The most common Wohler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wohler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Beer Driver


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

Wohler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wohler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wohler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wohler. 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 Wohler. For the veterans among your Wohler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wohler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wohler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wohler in 1950 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wohler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wohler 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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