Lehmkuhl Family History

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Lehmkuhl Name Meaning

North German: topographic or occupational name for someone working or living by a clay pit, from Middle Low German lem ‘clay’ + kule ‘pit’, habitational name from any of several places named with this term, for example Lehmkuhlen near Kiel. Compare South German Leimkuehler.

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

Similar surnames: Lehmer, Kuhl, Leimkuehler, Lemberg, Debruhl, Schmuhl, Lehmberg, Leach

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Lehmkuhl Family Origin

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Lehmkuhl Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehmkuhl. A less common occupation for the Lehmkuhl family was Keeping House. The most common Lehmkuhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Lehmkuhl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Druggist

  • Keeping House


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Lehmkuhl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lehmkuhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehmkuhl 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 Lehmkuhl. 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 Lehmkuhl. For the veterans among your Lehmkuhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehmkuhl Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lehmkuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lehmkuhl in 1952 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

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