Fohl Family History
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