Kuehl Family History

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Kuehl Name Meaning

German (Kühl): see Kuhl.

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

Similar surnames: Kuhl, Koehl, Kehl, Kiehl, Keel, Keal, Kuehn, Muehl, Buehl, Zuehl

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Kuehl Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kuehl name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kuehl. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Kuehl Family Origin

Where is the Kuehl family from?

Kuehl Family Occupations

What did your Kuehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kuehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kuehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kuehl family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuehl.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Kuehl Historical Records

What Kuehl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Kuehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuehl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuehl. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kuehl. For the veterans among your Kuehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuehl lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kuehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuehl in 1947 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuehl 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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