Hahl Family History

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Hahl Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hahl in Westphalia, Hahlen near Minden, or from a place on the Hahle river, all named with hal ‘marsh’, ‘mire’.

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

Similar surnames: Hall, Dahl, Wahl, Hahn, Vahl, Halle, Hohl, Ahl, Hamel, Pahl

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Hahl Family Origin

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Hahl Family Occupations

What did your Hahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hahl. A less common occupation for the Hahl family was Baker And Confectioner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Baker And Confectioner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hahl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hahl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hahl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 767 military records available for the last name Hahl. For the veterans among your Hahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Hahl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hahl in 1963 was 79, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hahl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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