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Nohl Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Noll 2, in Switzerland and Tyrol denoting a naive or inept person. Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Arnold.

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


Similar surnames: Noll, Nohr, Nehl, Bohl, Ohl, Fohl, Gohl, Pohl, Mohl, Rohlf

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Where is the Nohl family from?

You can see how Nohl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nohl family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Nohl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Nohl families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Nohl's in the UK. London had the highest population of Nohl families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nohl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nohl. 29% of Nohl men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Nohl women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nohl were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farming
    18%
  • Salesman
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    25%
  • Artist
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nohl 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 433 immigration records available for the last name Nohl. 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 Nohl. For the veterans among your Nohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nohl lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Nohl in 1956 was 62, and 45 in 2004.

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