Sehl Name Meaning

North German: variant of Seele.

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


Similar surnames: Seel, Lehl, Hehl, Sahl, Sell, Jehl, Seal, Sehr, Stehl, Kehl

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Sehl Family Origin

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Sehl Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carriage Painter

    14%
  • Furniture Warehouseman

    14%
  • In Warehouse

    14%

In 1881, the most common Sehl occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 14% of Sehl's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Sehl family was In Warehouse. Blacksmith, Carriage Painter and Furniture Warehouseman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sehl.

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Sehl Historical Records

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Sehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sehl in 1963 was 81, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sehl

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