Jehl Family History

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Jehl Name Meaning

Variant of German Jehle.

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


Similar surnames: Yehl, Lehl, Kehl, Sehl, Behl, Jehn, Fehl, Veil, Juhl, Gehl

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Jehl Family Origin

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Jehl Family Occupations

What did your Jehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jehl. 8% of Jehl men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Jehl women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jehl were Machinist and Connter Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Audit Clerk
    6%
  • Connter Girl
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jehl Historical Records

What Jehl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jehl 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Jehl. 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 628 military records available for the last name Jehl. For the veterans among your Jehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Jehl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Jehl in 1955 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jehl 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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