Bahls Family History

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Bahls Name Meaning

patronymic from Bahl. shortened form of Bahlsen, a habitational name for someone from a place called Balehusen.

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


Similar surnames: Bahl, Balls, Ballas, Rawls, Bahr, Fahl, Balle, Behle, Bohls, Wahls

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Bahls Family Origin

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Bahls Family Occupations

What did your Bahls ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bahls. 28% of Bahls men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Bahls women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bahls were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farm Hand
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Typist
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%

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

Bahls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bahls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahls census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 452 immigration records available for the last name Bahls. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 504 military records available for the last name Bahls. For the veterans among your Bahls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bahls Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bahls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bahls in 1963 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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