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Gassler Name Meaning

German (Gässler): topographic name for someone who lived in a side street, from a noun derivative of gazze (see Gass).

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


Similar surnames: Gasser, Gassner, Hassler, Gussler, Kassler, Kissler, Fassler, Gessler

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Where is the Gassler family from?

You can see how Gassler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gassler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gassler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Gassler families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Gassler's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Gassler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gassler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gassler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gassler. 12% of Gassler men worked as a Machinist and 45% of Gassler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gassler were Salesman and Stenographer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Baker
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    45%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gassler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gassler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 733 immigration records available for the last name Gassler. 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 Cards

There are 958 military records available for the last name Gassler. For the veterans among your Gassler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gassler lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Gassler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gassler in 1966 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

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