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Pickler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who made or used a pick or pickaxe from Pickel + the agent suffix -er. Altered form of South German Pichler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Picker, Spickler, Heckler, Dickler, Pichler, Pickle, Stickler, Pickel

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Where is the Pickler family from?

You can see how Pickler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pickler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pickler families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 5 Pickler families living in Alberta. This was about 29% of all the recorded Pickler's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Pickler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pickler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pickler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pickler. 37% of Pickler men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pickler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pickler were Mechanic 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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pickler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pickler 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Pickler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pickler. For the veterans among your Pickler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pickler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pickler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pickler in 1943 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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