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Gohl Family History

Gohl Name Meaning
Eastern German (of Slavic origin): nickname from goly ‘bald’, ‘naked’, or topographic name from gola ‘bare heathland’, ‘place without trees’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.Swiss German: probably a nickname for a loud person, from Middle High German goln ‘to howl’.

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

35,409 Historical Documents with Gohl on Ancestry.com
15,467 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,618 Military Records
1,104 Immigration Records
4,239 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gohl Families

  • Number of Gohl families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gohl families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gohl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gohl Family Origin

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Gohl Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gohl

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Gohl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gohl census records

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Gohl Civil War Service Records

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