Kuhl Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a hollow or depression, Middle High German kule, Middle Low German kule or habitational name from one of the numerous minor places in North Germany named with this word. The spelling Kühl results from a folk-etymological association with High German kühl ‘cool’ (Middle High German küel(e)) (see 2). (Kühl): nickname from Middle High German küel ‘cool’, ‘calm’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an element cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Kehl, Uhl, Guhl, Puhl, Kuhn, Kull, Juhl, Buhl, Hehl, Kohl

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Kuhl Family Origin

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Kuhl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Farmar

    14%
  • Son Farmer

    14%

In 1881, Farmer and Farmar were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kuhl. The most common Kuhl occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Kuhl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kuhl family was Son Farmer.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Kuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuhl in 1942 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhl

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