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Tendler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dealer in secondhand goods Middle High German tendelære Yiddish tendler an agent derivative of tändeln ‘to deal trade’ ultimately from Late Latin tantum ‘price’ (originally meaning ‘so much’).

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

Similar surnames: Hendler, Fendler, Bendler, Mendler, Wendler, Dengler, Tinder, Bandler

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Where is the Tendler family from?

You can see how Tendler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tendler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tendler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Tendler families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tendler's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Tendler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tendler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tendler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Tendler. 100% of Tendler men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tendler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tendler 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Tendler. 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 433 military records available for the last name Tendler. For the veterans among your Tendler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tendler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Tendler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Tendler in 1955 was 52, and 76 in 2003.

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