Kaul Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of three places in Rhineland named Kaul. North German (Westphalian): topographic name from Kaul ‘pit’, ‘pond’. Compare Kuhl. Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit kaula ‘well-born’ (from Sanskrit kula ‘family’). According to Koul (1994), the surname Kaul is derived from Mahakaul meaning ‘the great Kaul’, which is an epithet of the god Shiva. Kashmiri Hindus are votaries of Shiva.

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

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Kaul Family Origin

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Kaul Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaul. A less common occupation for the Kaul family was Shoemaker. The most common Kaul occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kaul's were Farmers.

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Kaul Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Kaul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kaul in 1954 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaul

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