Kohli Family History

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Kohli Name Meaning

Swiss German (also Köhli): from a pet form of an old personal name formed with the element Colo- (cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’). Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name of unknown etymology. It is based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community.

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

Similar surnames: Kuhl, Kohl, Ohl, Koski, Rolli, Koll, Kohrt, Koplin, Kolis, Gohl

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Kohli Family Origin

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Kohli Family Occupations

What did your Kohli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kohli family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Black Smith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohli. The most common Kohli occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kohli's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Black Smith

  • Carpenter

  • Harness Maker


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Kohli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kohli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohli 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Kohli. 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 665 military records available for the last name Kohli. For the veterans among your Kohli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohli Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohli lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Kohli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Kohli in 1955 was 50, and 71 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohli 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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