Fohl Family History
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Fohl Name Meaning
nickname for someone who behaved in a skittish or unpredictable manner, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vole ‘foal’. (Föhl): variant of Feil 2. from Swabian Föhl ‘spark’, ‘embers’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith or smelter, or as a nickname for a hot-tempered person.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gohl, Wohl, Sohl, Kohl, Pohl, Fahl, Hohl, Ohl, Ahl, Hehl