Kuhl Family History

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Kuhl Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a hollow or depression, Middle High German kule, Middle Low German kule or habitational name from one of the numerous minor places in North Germany named with this word. The spelling Kühl results from a folk-etymological association with High German kühl ‘cool’ (Middle High German küel(e)) (see 2). (Kühl): nickname from Middle High German küel ‘cool’, ‘calm’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an element cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’.

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

Similar surnames: Kehl, Uhl, Guhl, Puhl, Kuhn, Kull, Juhl, Buhl, Hehl, Kohl

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Kuhl Family Origin

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Kuhl Family Occupations

What did your Kuhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aux Fire Service and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kuhl. 9% of Kuhl men worked as an Aux Fire Service and 45% of Kuhl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuhl were Cardboard Guillatine Cutt and Invoice Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aux Fire Service
  • Baker pastry Cook
  • Baker (table Hand)
  • Cardboard Guillatine Cutt

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • General Post Office Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Invoice Typist

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

Kuhl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Kuhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhl 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuhl. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Kuhl. For the veterans among your Kuhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuhl lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuhl in 1942 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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