Rehl Family History

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Rehl Name Meaning

(in the north) probably a habitational name from Rehl in Rhineland or Rehlen in East Prussia. see Riehl.

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

Similar surnames: Real, Pehl, Reil, Riehl, Oehl, Mehl, Ruhl, Hehl, Rehm, Rehr

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Rehl Family Origin

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Rehl Family Occupations

What did your Rehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rehl occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Rehl's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rehl family was Barkeeper. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rehl.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Barkeeper


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

Rehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rehl 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Rehl. 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 638 military records available for the last name Rehl. For the veterans among your Rehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rehl lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rehl in 1952 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rehl 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.

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