Bohl Family History

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Bohl Name Meaning

North German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. North German: habitational name from either of two places called Bohl, near Düren and Cologne. North German: variant of Bohle. Swedish: of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Bahl, Ohl, Boll, Bohr, Bohle, Pohl, Bohm, Gohl, Wohl, Bohn

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Bohl Family Origin

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Bohl Family Occupations

What did your Bohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Choir Sister were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bohl. 38% of Bohl men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bohl women worked as a Choir Sister. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohl were Ironworker and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Cultivateur
    13%
  • Drayman
    13%
  • Ironworker
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Choir Sister
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Servant
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

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

Bohl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohl 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohl. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bohl. For the veterans among your Bohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bohl in 1953 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohl

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