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Uhl Name Meaning

German and Czech: from a short form of the personal name Ulrich. North German: nickname from Middle Low German ule ‘owl’. Czech: perhaps also a nickname or metonymic occupational name from Czech uh(e)l ‘coal’.

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


Similar surnames: Uhr, Ohl, Kuhl, Ahl, Ubl, Guhl, Buhl, Hehl, Juhl, Muhl

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Where is the Uhl family from?

You can see how Uhl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uhl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Uhl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Uhl families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Uhl's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Uhl families in 1911.
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What did your Uhl ancestors do for a living?

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

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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 27,000 census records available for the last name Uhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uhl 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Uhl. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Uhl. For the veterans among your Uhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Uhl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Uhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Uhl in 1949 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

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