Aul Name Meaning

variant of the North German personal name Ohl, a short form of Aul(e)rich, modern Ulrich. altered spelling of the northwestern German byname Ahl, which may be from a word meaning ‘eel’ (modern German Ahl) or from one denoting the shoemaker’s awl (see Ahl). variant spelling of Auel, a metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German ûle ‘pot’ (related to Latin olla).

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

Similar surnames: Ahl, Faul, Maul, Aue, Paul, Al, Kaul, Saul, Hau, Saum

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Aul Family Origin

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Aul Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Barber


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Aul family was Barber. The most common Aul occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Aul's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aul.

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Aul Historical Records

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Aul Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Aul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aul in 1964 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aul

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