Suhl Family History

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Suhl Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Suhle ‘muddy pool’, ‘mudbath’, or a habitational name from Suhl in Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Puhl, Sohl, Kuhl, Juhl, Guhl, Muhl, Stuhl, Uhl, Gohl, Such

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Suhl Family Origin

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Suhl Family Occupations

What did your Suhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Suhl. 12% of Suhl men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Suhl women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suhl were Mechanic and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    19%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Secretary
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%

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

Suhl Historical Records

What Suhl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Suhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suhl 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 639 immigration records available for the last name Suhl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Suhl. For the veterans among your Suhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Suhl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Suhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Suhl in 1963 was 77, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suhl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suhl 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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