Juhl Family History
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Juhl Name Meaning
Danish and Norwegian: nickname for someone who was born on Christmas Day or had some other connection with this time of year, from Old Norse jól. This was originally the name of a pagan midwinter festival, which was later appropriated by the Christian Church for celebration of the birth of Christ. German: in North Germany, an adoption of the Danish surname; elsewhere a nickname or topographic name from a Slavic stem gol ‘naked’, ‘barren’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press