Aul Family History
Aul Name Meaning
German:: variant of the North German personal name Ohl a short form of Aul(e)rich modern Ulrich . altered form of the northwestern German byname Ahl which may stem from a word meaning ‘eel’ (modern German Aal) or from one denoting the shoemaker's awl (see Ahl ). variant 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 2nd edition, 2022