Ohl Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name beginning with Ohl-, such as Ohlerich (a variant of Ulrich), or Ohlbrecht (a compound of Odal- (from od- ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’). North German: habitational name from places in Westphalia and the Rhineland named Ohl, or a topographic name from Middle Low German ol ‘meadowland surrounded by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Bohl, Uhl, Pohl, Ohle, Ohm, Ahl, Gohl, Wohl, Oehl, Sohl

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Ohl Family Origin

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Ohl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohl. A less common occupation for the Ohl family was Keeping House. The most common Ohl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ohl's were Farmers.

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Ohl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Ohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ohl in 1944 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohl

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