Fahl Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a pale complexion or with very fair hair, from Middle High German val ‘pale’, ‘wan’. In some cases it may be a shortened form of any of various Germanic compound names with Fahl as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Bahl, Vahl, Ahl, Wahl, Fall, Faul, Zahl, Fohl, Pfahl, Kahl

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Fahl Family Origin

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Fahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahl. A less common occupation for the Fahl family was Blacksmith. The most common Fahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Fahl's were Farmers.

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Fahl Historical Records

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Fahl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Fahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fahl in 1949 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fahl

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