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Muhl Family History

Muhl Name Meaning

North German form of Maul 1. German (Mühl) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Mühl(e) ‘mill’ (see Muhle).

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


Similar surnames: Muhle, Mohl, Kuhl, Mahl, Muhr, Uhl, Juhl, Muehl, Puhl, Ahl

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Where is the Muhl family from?

You can see how Muhl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Muhl family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Muhl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Muhl families living in Yorkshire. This was about 79% of all the recorded Muhl's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Muhl families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Muhl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Muhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Muhl. 13% of Muhl men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Muhl women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muhl were Electrician and Bookkeeper.

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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
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Electrician
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    42%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Typist
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Muhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muhl 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 Muhl. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Muhl. For the veterans among your Muhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Muhl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Muhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Muhl in 1962 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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