Pohl Family History
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Pohl Name Meaning
topographic name from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’ (Low German Pohl). (Pöhl): habitational name for someone from the island of Poel, near Wismar. Variant of Paul. Eastern German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a Polish speaker or someone with some other connection with Poland, from German Pole, Dutch Pool ‘Pole’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pool, Pol, Poel, Wohl, Pohle, Ohl, Poll, Sohl, Puhl, Gohl