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Chesler Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Cieśla (see Ciesla ).

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

Similar surnames: Chesla, Chesher, Shetler, Chesley, Mesler, Crysler, Hisler, Chrisler

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Where is the Chesler family from?

You can see how Chesler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chesler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chesler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Chesler families living in Lancashire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Chesler's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Chesler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chesler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Chesler. 100% of Chesler men worked as an Incapacitated and 100% of Chesler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesler 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 865 immigration records available for the last name Chesler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 627 military records available for the last name Chesler. For the veterans among your Chesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chesler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Chesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chesler in 1945 was 33, and 87 in 2004.

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