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Dehler Family History

Dehler Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Döhlau in Bavaria. from an old personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’.

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


Similar surnames: Demler, Deller, Dehner, Oehler, Dahler, Wehler, Dehmer, Behler

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Where is the Dehler family from?

You can see how Dehler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dehler family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dehler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Dehler families living in Manitoba. This was about 73% of all the recorded Dehler's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Dehler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dehler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dehler. 25% of Dehler men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Dehler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dehler were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    30%
  • Housework
    24%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehler 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Dehler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dehler. For the veterans among your Dehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dehler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dehler in 1949 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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