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Kaul Family History

Kaul Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of three places in Rhineland named Kaul.North German (Westphalian): topographic name from Kaul ‘pit’, ‘pond’. Compare Kuhl.Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit kaula ‘well-born’ (from Sanskrit kula ‘family’). According to Koul (1994), the surname Kaul is derived from Mahakaul meaning ‘the great Kaul’, which is an epithet of the god Shiva. Kashmiri Hindus are votaries of Shiva.

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

54,897 Historical Documents with Kaul on Ancestry.com
19,647 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,397 Military Records
2,450 Immigration Records
8,752 Census and Voter Lists
20,651 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kaul Families

  • Number of Kaul families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kaul families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kaul families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kaul census records

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Kaul Family Origin

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Kaul Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kaul

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Kaul Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kaul census records

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Kaul Civil War Service Records

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