Kahl Family History

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Kahl Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German kal ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhl, Fahl, Ahl, Wahl, Kehl, Zahl, Kohl, Karl, Bahl, Pahl

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Kahl Family Origin

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Kahl Family Occupations

What did your Kahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kahl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kahl family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kahl.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Kahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Kahl

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kahl. 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 Kahl. For the veterans among your Kahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Kahl lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kahl in 1945 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kahl 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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