Diestler Family History

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Diestler Name Meaning

Occupational name for a maker of poles, frames, or wagons, from Middle High German dihsel ‘shaft’. topographic name for someone living on thistle-covered land, from Middle High German distel.

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


Similar surnames: Distler, Riester, Kissler, Dressler, Nestler, Kistler, Kiesler

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Diestler Family Origin

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Diestler Family Occupations

What did your Diestler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Diestler. 34% of Diestler men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Diestler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diestler were Foreman and Caretaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Foreman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    50%
  • Caretaker
    50%

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

Diestler Historical Records

What Diestler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 966 census records available for the last name Diestler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diestler 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Diestler. 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 171 military records available for the last name Diestler. For the veterans among your Diestler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diestler Life Expectancy

What is the average Diestler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Diestler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Diestler in 1959 was 53, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diestler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diestler 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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