Fohl Family History
Fohl Name Meaning
German:: nickname for someone who behaved in a skittish or unpredictable manner from Middle High German Middle Low German vole ‘foal’. (Föhl): variant of Feil (Föhl): from Swabian Föhl ‘spark embers’ possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith or smelter or as a nickname for a hot-tempered person. Compare Foehl .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022