Koehl Family History

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Koehl Name Meaning

South German (Köhl): Alemannic variant of Kohl.

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


Similar surnames: Koel, Kehl, Kiehl, Woehl, Voehl, Goehl, Kohl, Kuehl, Boehl, Koehn

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Koehl Family Origin

Where is the Koehl family from?

Koehl Family Occupations

What did your Koehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Koehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koehl. A less common occupation for the Koehl family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Koehl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Koehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Koehl lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Koehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Koehl in 1954 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koehl 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.

Famous Koehl Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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