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Semler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of white rolls, from an agent derivative of Middle High German semel, German Semmel, Yiddish zeml ‘white bread roll’ (from Middle High German semel(e), simel ‘fine wheat flour’). Such rolls were in contrast to the coarse rye bread that was and is the norm in many households.

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


Similar surnames: Demler, Seiler, Hemler, Kemler, Seller, Seidler, Sommer, Speller

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Semler Family Origin

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Semler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semler. The most common Semler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Semler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Semler family was Laborer.

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Semler Historical Records

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Semler Life Expectancy

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