Yehl Family History

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Yehl Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jehl, a variant of Jehle.

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

Similar surnames: Yehle, Jehl, Behl, Sehl, Lehl, Kehl, Deal, Yeh, Keal, Yohn

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Yehl Family Origin

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Yehl Family Occupations

What did your Yehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yehl. 9% of Yehl men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Yehl women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yehl were Mechanic and Care Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Apprentice
  • Clerk
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Nurse
  • Broker
  • Care Worker

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

Yehl Historical Records

What Yehl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 993 census records available for the last name Yehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yehl 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Yehl. 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 198 military records available for the last name Yehl. For the veterans among your Yehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Yehl lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Yehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Yehl in 1965 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yehl 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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