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Strahl Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German strale ‘flash of lightning’, ‘strip of land’; it may have been a nickname from the first sense, but appears more generally to have derived from the second sense, as a topographic name or from a field name. German (Strähl): metonymic occupational name for a comb maker, from Middle High German stæl ‘comb’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish shtral or German Strahl ‘ray of light’, ‘sunbeam’.

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

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Strahl Family Origin

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Strahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Strahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Strahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strahl. A less common occupation for the Strahl family was Keeping House.

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Strahl Life Expectancy

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