Piehler Family History

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Piehler Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for an arrowsmith, a Low German cognate of Pfeiler. South German: variant of Biehler.

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

Similar surnames: Pichler, Poehler, Pieper, Kaehler, Bieler, Biehler, Peller, Kuehler

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Piehler Family Origin

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Piehler Family Occupations

What did your Piehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Piehler occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of Piehler's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Piehler family was Farmer. At Home, Beer Brewer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piehler.

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  • At Home

  • Beer Brewer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer


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

Piehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Piehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piehler 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Piehler. 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 Piehler. For the veterans among your Piehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Piehler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Piehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Piehler in 1962 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piehler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piehler 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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