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The surname Mehler is an occupational name for a painter, or more specifically a painter of stained glass, derived from the Old German "malen", and the Middle High German word "malen" which both meant "to paint."

Mehler Early Origins



The surname Mehler was first found in Wurtemberg and Bavaria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Mahler became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Mehler Spelling Variations


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Mehler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mahler, Maler, Mahl, Mahle, Male, Mal, Maller, Maehler, Mehler, Mailer, Mayler, Maylor, Mailor and many more.

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Mehler Early History


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Mehler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mehler research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1723 and 1807 are included under the topic Early Mehler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mehler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mehler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mehler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mehler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Martin Mehler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mehler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mehler (post 1700)



  • Jacques Mehler (b. 1936), Spanish-born, American cognitive psychologist specializing in language acquisition
  • Barry Alan Mehler (b. 1947), Jewish-American professor of humanities at Ferris State University
  • Gustav Ferdinand Mehler (1835-1895), German mathematician, who developed Mehler's formula and Mehler functions
  • Johann Baptist Mehler (1860-1930), German Catholic priest, prelate
  • Tobias Mehler (b. 1976), Canadian actor from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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Mehler Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Mehler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mehler Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 December 2014 at 10:53.

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