Shahl Family History

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Shahl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hahl, Shah, Hall, Ahl, Hahn, Dahl, Wahl, Bahl, Hehl, Zahl

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Shahl Family Origin

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Shahl Family Occupations

What did your Shahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shahl occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Shahl's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker


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

Shahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 90 census records available for the last name Shahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shahl 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Shahl. 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 23 military records available for the last name Shahl. For the veterans among your Shahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Shahl lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shahl 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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