Goehl Family History

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Goehl Name Meaning

Eastern German (Göhl): variant of Gohl.

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


Similar surnames: Woehl, Gohl, Voehl, Koehl, Gehl, Boehl, Gell, Kiehl, Hoehl, Guhl

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Goehl Family Origin

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Goehl Family Occupations

What did your Goehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Goehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goehl family was Machinist. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goehl.

View Census data for Goehl | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%

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

Goehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goehl 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 Goehl. 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 Goehl. For the veterans among your Goehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Goehl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Goehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Goehl in 1955 was 32, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goehl 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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