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Nehl Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Cornelius or Daneel (see Neels).

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


Similar surnames: Nell, Nohl, Hehl, Pehl, Gehl, Neal, Oehl, Nehls, Lehl, Ehl

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Nehl Family Origin

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Nehl Family Occupations

What did your Nehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nehl family was Merchant. Farmer, Cook and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nehl. The most common Nehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Nehl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cook

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

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

Nehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nehl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nehl. 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 Nehl. For the veterans among your Nehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Nehl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nehl in 1953 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nehl 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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