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Vogler Family History

Vogler Name Meaning

German (also Vögler) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fowler or birdcatcher from an agent derivative of Vogel . As a Jewish name it is mainly artificial. Compare Fogler and also Fegley . In some cases also Slovenian: variant of Voglar (and in North America probably also an altered form of this) an occupational name from a dialect variant of oglar ‘charcoal-burner’. The surname Vogler is very rare in Slovenia.

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

Similar surnames: Kogler, Voller, Fogler, Degler, Vogle, Legler, Dobler, Kugler, Kegler

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Where is the Vogler family from?

You can see how Vogler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vogler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vogler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 38 Vogler families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 88% of all the recorded Vogler's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Vogler families in 1911.
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What did your Vogler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman and Spinster were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Vogler. 53% of Vogler men worked as a Fisherman and 100% of Vogler women worked as a Spinster. .

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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

  • Fisherman
  • Farmer
  • Storekeeper
  • Fisher Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Spinster
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Passenger Lists

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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Vogler. For the veterans among your Vogler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vogler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Vogler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vogler in 1947 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

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