Meisler Family History

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Meisler Name Meaning

Variant of German Meissler, an occupational nickname for someone who used a chisel in his work, from Middle High German meizel ‘chisel’ + the agent suffix -er, or a nickname for a philanderer, from the same word in the sense ‘penis’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meisel.

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


Similar surnames: Reisler, Zeisler, Neisler, Meister, Geisler, Weisler, Keisler

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Meisler Family Origin

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Meisler Family Occupations

What did your Meisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meisler family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Meisler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Meisler's were Laborers. Laborer, Bar Keeper and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meisler.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Bar Keeper

    8%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%

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Meisler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Meisler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Meisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Meisler in 1959 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meisler 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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