Jehl Family History

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Jehl Name Meaning

Variant of German Jehle.

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

Similar surnames: Yehl, Lehl, Kehl, Sehl, Behl, Jehn, Fehl, Veil, Juhl, Gehl

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Jehl Family Origin

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Jehl Family Occupations

What did your Jehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Jehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and R.R. Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jehl. A less common occupation for the Jehl family was Cigar Mfg..

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • R.R. Engineer

  • Cigar Mfg.


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

Jehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jehl 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Jehl. 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 628 military records available for the last name Jehl. For the veterans among your Jehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Jehl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Jehl in 1955 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jehl 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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