Boehl Family History

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Boehl Name Meaning

German: variant of Boehle.

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

Similar surnames: Behl, Boell, Boeh, Woehl, Voehl, Boehle, Bohl, Goehl, Biehl, Koehl

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Boehl Family Origin

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Boehl Family Occupations

What did your Boehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boehl. The most common Boehl occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 11% of Boehl's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Boehl family was General Grocery Store.

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  • Carpenter

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Farmer

  • General Grocery Store


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boehl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boehl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boehl. For the veterans among your Boehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehl lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Boehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Boehl in 1959 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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