Esler Name Meaning

German: byname or occupational name for someone who drove donkeys, from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Exler, Erler, Esser, Euler, Ester, Besler, Eller, Esper, Hemler

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Esler Family Origin

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Esler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • School

    40%
  • Seaman

    10%

In 1881, Farmer and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Esler. The most common Esler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Esler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esler family was Seaman.

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Esler Historical Records

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Esler Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Esler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Esler in 1946 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esler

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