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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper

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

Erler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 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 1,000 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 3,000 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.

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