Adler Family History

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Adler Name Meaning

German: from Adler ‘eagle’, denoting someone living in a house identified by the sign of an eagle. The German noun is from Middle High German adelar, itself a compound of adel ‘noble’ + ar ‘eagle’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example in Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian (Ádler). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name meaning ‘eagle’.

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


Similar surnames: Ader, Nadler, Wadler, Galler, Sadler, Axler, Bader, Alber, Radler

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Adler Family Origin

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Adler Family Occupations

What did your Adler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Adler. 48% of Adler men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Adler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adler were Tailor and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Driver
    18%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Tailor
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Domestic
    20%

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

Adler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Adler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adler 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Adler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 38,000 military records available for the last name Adler. For the veterans among your Adler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adler Life Expectancy

What is the average Adler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Adler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Adler in 1943 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adler

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