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Kiehl Name Meaning

German: variant of Kiel 1- South German: variant of Kühl (see Kuehl ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kiel, Biehl, Kiehn, Kehl, Keil, Kuhl, Wiehl, Hehl, Riehl, Diehl

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Where is the Kiehl family from?

You can see how Kiehl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kiehl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kiehl families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Kiehl families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kiehl's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kiehl families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kiehl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kiehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kiehl. 20% of Kiehl men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Kiehl women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiehl were Labor and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kiehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kiehl. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kiehl. For the veterans among your Kiehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kiehl lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kiehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kiehl in 1948 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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