Ohl Family History
Ohl Name Meaning
German: from a short form of a personal name beginning with Ohl-, such as Ohlerich (a variant of Ulrich), or Ohlbrecht (a compound of Odal- (from od- ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’). North German: habitational name from places in Westphalia and the Rhineland named Ohl, or a topographic name from Middle Low German ol ‘meadowland surrounded by water’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press