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Kaul Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): habitational name from any of the three places in Rhineland so named or a topographic name from Kaul ‘pit’ or ‘pond’. Compare Kuhl . Indian (Kashmir): Brahmin name from Sanskrit kaula ‘well-born’ (from Sanskrit kula ‘family’). This is an epithet of the god Shiva.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Paul, Kaur, Kall, Aul, Kau, Kaut, Hall, Kaun, Karl, Bahl

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Where is the Kaul family from?

You can see how Kaul families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaul family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kaul families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Kaul families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaul's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kaul families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaul surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaul ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kaul. 23% of Kaul men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Kaul women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaul were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Kaul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaul census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaul. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kaul. For the veterans among your Kaul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaul lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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