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Kahler Name Meaning

German:: nickname meaning ‘(the) bald one’ an inflected form of the adjective from Middle High German kal ‘bald’. Compare Kahl . (Kähler): see Kaehler .

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


Similar surnames: Zahler, Kahley, Kamler, Kohler, Mahler, Kaller, Kaehler, Kaler

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Where is the Kahler family from?

You can see how Kahler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kahler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kahler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 21 Kahler families living in Manitoba. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kahler's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kahler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kahler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kahler. 88% of Kahler men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    88%
  • Labourer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Kahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kahler 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Kahler. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Kahler. For the veterans among your Kahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kahler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kahler in 1945 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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