Hehl Name Meaning

from a medieval personal name, a short form of various Germanic personal names. German: nickname for an unctuous person, from Middle High German hæl(e) ‘secret’, ‘smooth’. North German: nickname for a secretive or reclusive person, or topographic name for someone who lived at a remote or concealed spot, from Middle Low German hele ‘secret’, ‘concealed’.

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


Similar surnames: Gehl, Hell, Kehl, Hohl, Heil, Wehr, Oehl, Hoehl, Ahl, Pehl

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Hehl Family Origin

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Hehl Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hehl. A less common occupation for the Hehl family was Butcher. The most common Hehl occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Hehl's were Laborers.

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Hehl Historical Records

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Hehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Hehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hehl in 1957 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hehl

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