Parler Family History

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Parler Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German perle ‘pearl’, hence an occupational name for a beadworker, embroiderer, or pearl trader. Compare Pearl. The presence of -a- where standard German would have -e- is a feature of former eastern (i.e. Bohemian, Silesian) dialects.

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


Similar surnames: Parker, Mahler, Sadler, Galler, Marler, Karter, Paller, Paler, Carter

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Parler Family Origin

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Parler Family Occupations

What did your Parler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parler. 33% of Parler men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Parler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parler were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Maid
    10%

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

Parler Historical Records

What Parler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Parler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parler 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Parler. 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 698 military records available for the last name Parler. For the veterans among your Parler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parler Life Expectancy

What is the average Parler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Parler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Parler in 1954 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

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