Chesler Family History

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Chesler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Ciesla (see Ciesla).

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


Similar surnames: Chesla, Chesher, Shetler, Chesley, Mesler, Crysler, Hisler, Chrisler

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Chesler Family Origin

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Chesler Family Occupations

What did your Chesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesler. A less common occupation for the Chesler family was Painter. The most common Chesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Chesler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Huckster

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Painter

    11%

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

Chesler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chesler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chesler. For the veterans among your Chesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Chesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chesler in 1945 was 33, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesler 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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