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

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Nehl Family Origin

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Nehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cook

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

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

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Nehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nehl

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