Bahl Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, probably from Sanskrit bahala ‘strong’, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. North German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. Eastern German: from Bahl, a Sorbian form of the personal name Valentinus (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Bal, Bohl, Ball, Zahl, Vahl, Fahl, Wahl, Bahr, Bahn, Pahl

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Bahl Family Origin

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Bahl Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bahl. A less common occupation for the Bahl family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Barber

    2%

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Bahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Bahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bahl in 1955 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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