Esler Family History

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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

Where is the Esler family from?

Esler Family Occupations

What did your Esler ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • School

    40%
  • Seaman

    10%

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

Esler Historical Records

What Esler family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Esler Life Expectancy

What is the average Esler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esler 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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