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Hoehl Family History

Hoehl Name Meaning

German (Höhl): topographic name for someone living by a hole or cave, Middle High German höl.

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


Similar surnames: Hohl, Hehl, Wiehl, Hoehn, Fohl, Hobel, Boehm, Hoes, Hoeft, Ohl

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Where is the Hoehl family from?

You can see how Hoehl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoehl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoehl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 29 Hoehl families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Hoehl's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hoehl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoehl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoehl. 25% of Hoehl men worked as a Salesman.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Mechanic
    15%
  • Superintendent
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 407 immigration records available for the last name Hoehl. 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 Cards

There are 567 military records available for the last name Hoehl. For the veterans among your Hoehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoehl lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hoehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoehl in 1960 was 53, and 98 in 2004.

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