Fehl Name Meaning

in northwestern Germany, a topographic name from vel ‘marsh’, ‘bog’. in parts of central and southern Germany this surname and its Alemannic variant Föhl are related to Feiler ‘file maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Feil, Fehn, Fohl, Fell, Lehr, Kehl, Mehl, Hehl, Gehl, Lehl

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Fehl Family Origin

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Fehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fehl. The most common Fehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Fehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fehl family was Keeping House.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Fehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fehl in 1954 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fehl

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