Mahle Family History

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Mahle Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a small man (see Maly), or a child’s pet name retained as a nickname in adult life. Possibly an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Mæhle, Mæle (see Mehle 4).

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

Similar surnames: Mehle, Dahle, Muhle, Mele, Male, Mahlke, Bohle, Mahl, Cale, Magley

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Mahle Family Origin

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Mahle Family Occupations

What did your Mahle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mahle family was At Home. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahle. The most common Mahle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Mahle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Mahle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mahle Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mahle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mahle in 1954 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahle 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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