Demler Family History

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Demler Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name, Damo, a short form of a compound name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Demmler, a southern nickname for a glutton, from an agent derivative of Middle High German demmen ‘to indulge oneself’, or a northern nickname from Middle Low German damelaer, demeler ‘prankster’, ‘flirt’.

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


Similar surnames: Demmer, Semler, Dimler, Kemler, Deller, Dehler, Dumler, Deimler

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Demler Family Origin

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Demler Family Occupations

What did your Demler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Demler. 21% of Demler men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Demler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demler were Painter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%

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

Demler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Demler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demler 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Demler. 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 720 military records available for the last name Demler. For the veterans among your Demler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demler Life Expectancy

What is the average Demler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Demler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Demler in 1955 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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