Suhl Family History

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Suhl Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Suhle ‘muddy pool’, ‘mudbath’, or a habitational name from Suhl in Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Puhl, Sohl, Kuhl, Juhl, Guhl, Muhl, Stuhl, Uhl, Gohl, Such

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Suhl Family Origin

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Suhl Family Occupations

What did your Suhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clerk, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suhl. A less common occupation for the Suhl family was Breakman. The most common Suhl occupation in the USA was Clerk. 17% of Suhl's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Breakman

    8%

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

Suhl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Suhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Suhl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Suhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Suhl in 1963 was 77, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suhl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suhl 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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