Wahls Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Wahl 2.

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


Similar surnames: Pahls, Wahle, Wahl, Pauls, Wehrs, Wills, Ahles, Wall, Bahls, Jahns

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Wahls Family Origin

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Wahls Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • House Painter

    11%
  • Saloon

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Wahls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Wahls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wahls family was Saloon. Farmer, Butcher and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahls.

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Wahls Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wahls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wahls in 1962 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahls

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