Mahl Family History

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Mahl Name Meaning

North German (Mähl): topographic name for someone who lived at a mill, or a metonymic occupational name for a miller or mill worker.

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

Similar surnames: Ahl, Mehl, Pahl, Muhl, Madl, Wahl, Mohl, Dahl, Bahl, Cail

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Mahl Family Origin

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Mahl Family Occupations

What did your Mahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mahl family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahl. The most common Mahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Mahl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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

Mahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahl 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 Mahl. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mahl. For the veterans among your Mahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahl lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mahl in 1961 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahl 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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