Dimler Family History

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Dimler Name Meaning

German: variant of Diem. Variant of German Dimmler, a nickname or occupational name for a tumbler or a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tumel(e)n ‘to tumble or romp’.

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


Similar surnames: Timler, Dumler, Diller, Demler, Deimler, Simler, Imler, Dupler

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Dimler Family Origin

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Dimler Family Occupations

What did your Dimler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dimler. 12% of Dimler men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Dimler women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dimler were Salesman and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Cloth Examiner
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

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

Dimler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dimler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimler 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Dimler. 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 548 military records available for the last name Dimler. For the veterans among your Dimler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dimler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dimler lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dimler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dimler in 1940 was 50, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dimler

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