Bahl Family History

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Bahl Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, probably from Sanskrit bahala ‘strong’, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. North German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. Eastern German: from Bahl, a Sorbian form of the personal name Valentinus (see Valentine).

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

Similar surnames: Bal, Bohl, Ball, Zahl, Vahl, Fahl, Wahl, Bahr, Bahn, Pahl

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Bahl Family Origin

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Bahl Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bahl. 60% of Bahl men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur

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

Bahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bahl. For the veterans among your Bahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bahl in 1955 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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