Gohl Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): nickname from goly ‘bald’, ‘naked’, or topographic name from gola ‘bare heathland’, ‘place without trees’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Swiss German: probably a nickname for a loud person, from Middle High German goln ‘to howl’.

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

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Gohl Family Origin

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Gohl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Baker

    12%
  • Bartender

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gohl family was Butcher. The most common Gohl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gohl's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gohl.

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Gohl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Gohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gohl in 1957 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gohl

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