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

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Suhl Family Origin

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Suhl Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Breakman

    8%

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

Source: Census data for Suhl | Data not to scale

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Suhl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suhl

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