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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

What did your Bahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bahl. The most common Bahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bahl's were Farmers. 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 Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bahl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bahl. For the veterans among your Bahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Bahl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bahl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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