Kerl Name Meaning

German: status name from Middle Low German kerl ‘(free)man (of non-aristocratic descent)’, Middle High German kerl(e), karl(e) ‘man’, ‘lover’, ‘chap’.

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


Similar surnames: Karl, Kell, Keil, Kern, Perl, Kehl, Gehl, Gell, Berl, Kerr

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Kerl Family Origin

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Kerl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Kerl occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Kerl's were Farmers.

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Kerl Historical Records

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Kerl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Kerl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kerl in 1961 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerl

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