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Bahl Family History

Bahl Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, probably from Sanskrit bahala ‘strong’, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community.North German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.Eastern German: from Bahl, a Sorbian form of the personal name Valentinus (see Valentine).

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

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7,618 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,380 Military Records
1,654 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bahl Families

  • Number of Bahl families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bahl families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bahl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bahl Family Origin

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Bahl Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bahl

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Bahl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bahl census records

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