Jehle Family History

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Jehle Name Meaning

German: topographic or status name related to Old High German odal, uodal ‘inherited property’, ‘ancestral home’, or from a pet form (Udo, Udilo) of any of various Germanic personal names formed with this element, as for example Uodelrich, Ulrich.

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


Similar surnames: Wehle, Mehle, Hehl, Ehle, Gehl, Jelle, Helle, Oehl, Jenke, Nelle

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Jehle Family Origin

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Jehle Family Occupations

What did your Jehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jehle family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Tailor and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jehle. The most common Jehle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Jehle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Brewer

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Jehle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jehle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jehle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jehle. For the veterans among your Jehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jehle Life Expectancy

What is the average Jehle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jehle in 1945 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jehle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jehle 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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