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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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.

Source: Census data for Rahl | Data not to scale

Rahl Historical Records

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Rahl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahl

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