Pahl Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Paul. North German: metonymic occupational name for a pile driver, from Middle Low German pal ‘pile’, ‘post’.

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

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Pahl Family Origin

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Pahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Miller

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pahl family was Miller. The most common Pahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pahl.

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Pahl Historical Records

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Pahl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Pahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pahl in 1952 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pahl

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