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Mahle Family History

Mahle Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a small man (see Maly), or a child’s pet name retained as a nickname in adult life. Possibly an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Mæhle, Mæle (see Mehle 4).

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


Similar surnames: Mehle, Dahle, Muhle, Mele, Male, Mahlke, Bohle, Mahl, Cale, Magley

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Where is the Mahle family from?

You can see how Mahle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mahle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mahle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Mahle family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mahle's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Mahle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mahle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mahle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mahle. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mahle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahle 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 Mahle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mahle. For the veterans among your Mahle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mahle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mahle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mahle in 1954 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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