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Ayler Surname Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French aillier ‘garlic seller’ from ail ‘garlic’ (from Latin allium). Americanized form of German Eiler or Euler or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname (compare Aylor and Eyler ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tayler, Aylor, Gayler, Sayler, Axler, Eyler, Oyler, Wyler, Hayles

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Where is the Ayler family from?

You can see how Ayler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ayler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ayler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Ayler families living in Alberta. This was about 63% of all the recorded Ayler's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Ayler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ayler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ayler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ayler. 25% of Ayler men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Ayler women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ayler were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    24%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ayler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 662 immigration records available for the last name Ayler. 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 Cards

There are 526 military records available for the last name Ayler. For the veterans among your Ayler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ayler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ayler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ayler in 1943 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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