Rahl Family History

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Rahl Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Roloff, Low German variant of Rudolf.

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


Similar surnames: Bahl, Vahl, Pahl, Wahl, Zahl, Rahm, Rahlf, Rahn, Ahl, Fahl

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Rahl Family Origin

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Rahl Family Occupations

What did your Rahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rahl family was Carpenter. The most common Rahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Rahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahl.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Rahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rahl lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rahl in 1944 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rahl 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.

Famous Rahl Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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