Vahl Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Low German val ‘pallid’, ‘fair’. from the Germanic personal name Falho, a short form of a compound name formed with fal, an ethnic name (the etymon of East- and Westphalia).

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


Similar surnames: Wahl, Zahl, Bahl, Fahl, Ahl, Pahl, Rahl, Gehl, Dahl, Hehl

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Vahl Family Origin

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Vahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Printer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Vahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Vahl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vahl family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Carpenter and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vahl.

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Vahl Historical Records

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Vahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Vahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vahl in 1962 was 62, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vahl

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