Bahls Family History

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Bahls Name Meaning

patronymic from Bahl. shortened form of Bahlsen, a habitational name for someone from a place called Balehusen.

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

Similar surnames: Bahl, Balls, Ballas, Rawls, Bahr, Fahl, Balle, Behle, Bohls, Wahls

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Bahls Family Origin

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Bahls Family Occupations

What did your Bahls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bahls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Bahls's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Binder and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bahls. A less common occupation for the Bahls family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Binder

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bahls ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bahls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bahls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahls 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Bahls. 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 504 military records available for the last name Bahls. For the veterans among your Bahls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahls Life Expectancy

What is the average Bahls lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bahls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bahls in 1963 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bahls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bahls 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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