Erler Family History

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Erler Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived among alder trees, from Middle High German erle ‘alder’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Erle, Exler, Eller, Esler, Erker, Erber, Euler, Eder, Hegler, Hemler

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Erler Family Origin

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Erler Family Occupations

What did your Erler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Erler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Erler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Erler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Erler Life Expectancy

What is the average Erler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Erler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Erler in 1947 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erler 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.

Famous Erler Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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