Mehle Family History

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Mehle Name Meaning

Dutch and German: possibly from a short form of the personal name Amelis, Amilius, a Latinization of a Germanic compound name with initial Amal- ‘bravery’, ‘vigor’; or of the Roman family name Aemilius. German: habitational name from a place called Mehle near Elze in Lower Saxony. Slovenian: unexplained; possibly an adoption of the German name. In Slovenia this name is found mainly in the capital, Ljubljana. Norwegian (Mæ(h)le): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in western Norway named Mele, from meli, the dative case of Old Norse melr ‘sandbank’, ‘gravel bank’. (Compare Mahle 2.)

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

Similar surnames: Mehl, Melle, Mele, Wehle, Merle, Muhle, Helle, Jehle, Ehle, Meile

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Mehle Family Origin

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Mehle Family Occupations

What did your Mehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mehle family was Engineer. Plasterer, Candy Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehle. The most common Mehle occupation in the USA was Plasterer. 15% of Mehle's were Plasterers.

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  • Plasterer

  • Candy Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Engineer


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Mehle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehle 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Mehle. 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 589 military records available for the last name Mehle. For the veterans among your Mehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehle Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mehle in 1943 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehle 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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