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Guhl Name Meaning

Eastern German: either from a Slavic personal name, or perhaps a habitational name from places in eastern Germany called Guhle(n), Guhlau, or Guhlow. South German (Swiss): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from late Middle High German gul ‘bad horse’, also ‘monster’.

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


Similar surnames: Gohl, Kuhl, Gehl, Uhl, Buhl, Puhl, Juhl, Ahl, Gell, Uhr

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Guhl Family Origin

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Guhl Family Occupations

What did your Guhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Guhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Guhl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Guhl family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guhl.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Guhl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Guhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Guhl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Guhl in 1953 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guhl 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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