Watler Family History

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Watler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wattler, Middle English watelere, i.e. someone who made the panels of interwoven twigs that were used to fill the spaces between the structural timbers of a timber frame building. See also Dauber.

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

Similar surnames: Waller, Water, Hatler, Walker, Sadler, Galler, Cutler, Cater, Wahler

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Watler Family Origin

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Watler Family Occupations

What did your Watler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Watler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Watler's were Farmers. Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Watler.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School


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

Watler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Watler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watler 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Watler. 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 359 military records available for the last name Watler. For the veterans among your Watler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watler Life Expectancy

What is the average Watler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Watler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Watler in 1946 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watler 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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