Guhl Family History

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Guhl Name Meaning

Eastern German: either from a Slavic personal name, or perhaps a habitational name from places in eastern Germany called Guhle(n), Guhlau, or Guhlow. South German (Swiss): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from late Middle High German gul ‘bad horse’, also ‘monster’.

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

Similar surnames: Gohl, Kuhl, Gehl, Uhl, Buhl, Puhl, Juhl, Ahl, Gell, Uhr

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Guhl Family Origin

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Guhl Family Occupations

What did your Guhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Guhl.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Guhl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Guhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guhl 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

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Guhl. For the veterans among your Guhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guhl Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Guhl in 1953 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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