Pihl Name Meaning

Scandinavian: ornamental name from pil ‘arrow’. North German: Low German form of Pfeil.

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


Similar surnames: Piel, Pahl, Pehl, Piehl, Pohl, Hehl, Puhl, Gehl, Ahl, Poll

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Pihl Family Origin

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Pihl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Dyer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miller

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pihl family was Miller. Farmer, Dyer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pihl. The most common Pihl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Pihl's were Farmers.

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Pihl Historical Records

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Pihl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Pihl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pihl in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pihl

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