Hohl Family History

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Hohl Name Meaning

German (also Höhl): topographic name for someone who lived in or by a depression or low-lying spot, from Middle High German hol ‘hollow’, ‘cave’.

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

Similar surnames: Hehl, Hoehl, Sohl, Holl, Hoh, Hohn, Gohl, Wohl, Pohl, Fohl

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Hohl Family Origin

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Hohl Family Occupations

What did your Hohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hohl occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Hohl's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hohl. A less common occupation for the Hohl family was Harness Maker.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hohl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hohl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hohl 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 Hohl. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hohl. For the veterans among your Hohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Hohl lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hohl in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hohl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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