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Aul Name Meaning

variant of the North German personal name Ohl, a short form of Aul(e)rich, modern Ulrich. altered spelling of the northwestern German byname Ahl, which may be from a word meaning ‘eel’ (modern German Ahl) or from one denoting the shoemaker’s awl (see Ahl). variant spelling of Auel, a metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German ûle ‘pot’ (related to Latin olla).

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


Similar surnames: Ahl, Faul, Maul, Aue, Paul, Al, Kaul, Saul, Hau, Saum

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Where is the Aul family from?

You can see how Aul families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aul family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aul families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Aul families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Aul's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Aul families in 1840.
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What did your Aul ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aul. 28% of Aul men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Aul women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aul were Farmer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Aul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aul census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 702 immigration records available for the last name Aul. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Aul. For the veterans among your Aul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aul lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Aul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aul in 1964 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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