Kehl Name Meaning

habitational name from various places so named, notably the town across the Rhine from Strasbourg. from Middle High German kel(e) ‘throat’, hence a nickname possibly for someone with a goiter or perhaps with a distinctively throaty voice. variant of Köhl (see Kohl). from a northern German field name of unknown etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhl, Kiehl, Kell, Kehr, Keil, Hehl, Kohl, Gehl, Mehl, Keel

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Kehl Family Origin

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Kehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kehl. A less common occupation for the Kehl family was Carpenter. The most common Kehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kehl's were Farmers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Kehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kehl in 1951 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kehl

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