Aul Name Meaning

variant of the North German personal name Ohl, a short form of Aul(e)rich, modern Ulrich. altered spelling of the northwestern German byname Ahl, which may be from a word meaning ‘eel’ (modern German Ahl) or from one denoting the shoemaker’s awl (see Ahl). variant spelling of Auel, a metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German ûle ‘pot’ (related to Latin olla).

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


Similar surnames: Ahl, Faul, Maul, Aue, Paul, Al, Kaul, Saul, Hau, Saum

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Aul Family Origin

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Aul Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aul. 14% of Aul men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Aul women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aul were Farmer and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Graduate Nurse
    6%
  • School Teacher
    6%

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

Aul Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Aul Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Aul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aul in 1964 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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