Kuhl Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a hollow or depression, Middle High German kule, Middle Low German kule or habitational name from one of the numerous minor places in North Germany named with this word. The spelling Kühl results from a folk-etymological association with High German kühl ‘cool’ (Middle High German küel(e)) (see 2). (Kühl): nickname from Middle High German küel ‘cool’, ‘calm’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an element cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’.

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

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Kuhl Family Origin

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Kuhl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhl. A less common occupation for the Kuhl family was Farm Laborer. The most common Kuhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kuhl's were Farmers.

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Kuhl Historical Records

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Kuhl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuhl in 1942 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhl

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