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Jehle Family History

Jehle Surname Meaning

German (Baden-Württemberg): derivative of Ühle Alemannic pet form of the personal name Ulrich . Compare Yehle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wehle, Mehle, Hehl, Ehle, Gehl, Jelle, Helle, Oehl, Jenke, Nelle

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Where is the Jehle family from?

You can see how Jehle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jehle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Jehle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Jehle family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Jehle's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Jehle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jehle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jehle. 24% of Jehle men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Jehle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jehle were Laborer and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jehle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 945 immigration records available for the last name Jehle. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jehle. For the veterans among your Jehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jehle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jehle in 1945 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

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