Lehl Family History

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Lehl Name Meaning

German: variant of Lehle or Löhl, pet forms of the personal name Leonhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Hehl, Gehl, Kehl, Behl, Nehl, Pehl, Mehl, Yehl, Lehn, Leh

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Lehl Family Origin

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Lehl Family Occupations

What did your Lehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lehl. 42% of Lehl men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lehl women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lehl were Garbage Man and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Garbage Man

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Beauty Operator
  • Laundress

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

Lehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehl 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Lehl. 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 682 military records available for the last name Lehl. For the veterans among your Lehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lehl in 1955 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehl 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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