Ehl Name Meaning

Shortened form of North German Ehle or Ehlen.

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


Similar surnames: Pehl, Uhl, Ohl, Nehl, Ehle, Hehl, Sehl, Ehly, Oehl, Gehl

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Ehl Family Origin

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Ehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehl family was Keeping House. The most common Ehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehl.

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Ehl Historical Records

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Ehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2003, Ehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ehl in 1960 was 55, and 75 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehl

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