Meckler Family History

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Meckler Name Meaning

North German and Jewish: occupational name for a broker or middleman, Middle Low German mekeler (from Middle Low German maken ‘to make’) and Yiddish mekler.

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

Similar surnames: Mechler, Mackler, Beckler, Heckler, Seckler, Muckler, Keckler

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Meckler Family Origin

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Meckler Family Occupations

What did your Meckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Meckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meckler family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meckler.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cooper

  • Harness Maker


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

Meckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Meckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meckler 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Meckler. 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 513 military records available for the last name Meckler. For the veterans among your Meckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Meckler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Meckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Meckler in 1964 was 63, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meckler 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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