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Zuehl Name Meaning

German (Zühl): from a Germanized short form of the Old Slavic personal name Sulislav or Sulimir; see Zuehlke .

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


Similar surnames: Zuehlke, Kiehl, Kuehnl, Guhl, Uhl, Ziel, Hehl, Buehl, Kuhl, Oehl

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Where is the Zuehl family from?

You can see how Zuehl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zuehl family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Zuehl families living in Texas. This was about 30% of all the recorded Zuehl's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Zuehl families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zuehl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zuehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zuehl. 43% of Zuehl men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Zuehl women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zuehl were Bookkeeper and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Foreman
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Helper
    34%
  • Stengrapher
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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What Zuehl family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 852 census records available for the last name Zuehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zuehl 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 96 immigration records available for the last name Zuehl. 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 131 military records available for the last name Zuehl. For the veterans among your Zuehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zuehl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Zuehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zuehl in 1953 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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