Seckler Family History

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Seckler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a purser, or for a purse-maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German seckel, Yiddish zekl ‘purse’, ‘pouch’. English: from Old French seculier ‘secular’, hence a status name for a member of the secular clergy, or a nickname for someone without religious inclination.

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

Similar surnames: Heckler, Steckler, Keckler, Secker, Meckler, Geckler, Beckler

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Seckler Family Origin

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Seckler Family Occupations

What did your Seckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Seckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seckler family was Carriage Bus.. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seckler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Carriage Bus.


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Seckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seckler 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 534 immigration records available for the last name Seckler. 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 664 military records available for the last name Seckler. For the veterans among your Seckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Seckler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Seckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Seckler in 1951 was 33, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seckler 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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