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Fohl Family History

Fohl Name Meaning
nickname for someone who behaved in a skittish or unpredictable manner, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vole ‘foal’.(Föhl): variant of Feil 2.from Swabian Föhl ‘spark’, ‘embers’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith or smelter, or as a nickname for a hot-tempered person.

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

18,525 Historical Documents with Fohl on Ancestry.com
3,887 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
736 Military Records
2,009 Immigration Records
2,491 Census and Voter Lists
9,402 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fohl Families

  • Number of Fohl families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fohl census records

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Fohl Family Origin

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Fohl Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Fohl

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Fohl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fohl census records

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Fohl Civil War Service Records

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