Buhl Name Meaning

nickname for a male relative (i.e. a member of an important family who was not the head of it), from Middle High German buole ‘kinsman’ (Old High German buolo, also used as a personal name). nickname for a lover or the (illegitimate) child of a lover, from the same word in the later sense ‘paramour’, ‘lover’, ‘mistress’. respelling of Buehl.

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

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Buhl Family Origin

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Buhl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Musician

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buhl. The most common Buhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Buhl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buhl family was Musician.

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Buhl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Buhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buhl in 1944 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhl

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