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Nehls Family History

Nehls Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: patronymic from Nehl.

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

33,429 Historical Documents with Nehls on Ancestry.com
10,155 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,372 Military Records
1,447 Immigration Records
8,682 Census and Voter Lists
11,773 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nehls Families

  • Number of Nehls families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nehls families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nehls last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nehls Family Origin

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Nehls Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Nehls

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Nehls Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nehls census records

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Nehls Civil War Service Records

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