The Mohlen surname is derived from the Low German word "möhl," which means "mill." Thus the name originally denoted one who lived near or worked in a mill.
, 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
System and the nation.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Conrad Mahler, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1767; Heinrich Ludwig Mahler settled in America in 1850 with his wife and family; Heinrich Wilhelm Mahler settled in Pennsylvania in 1749.