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Umshiler Family History

Umshiler Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Emswiler, Usher, Mahler, Amsler, Shier, Miler, Tishler, Seiler

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Where is the Umshiler family from?

You can see how Umshiler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Umshiler family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Umshiler families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Umshiler's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Umshiler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Umshiler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Umshiler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umshiler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Umshiler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Umshiler. For the veterans among your Umshiler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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