Uhl Name Meaning

German and Czech: from a short form of the personal name Ulrich. North German: nickname from Middle Low German ule ‘owl’. Czech: perhaps also a nickname or metonymic occupational name from Czech uh(e)l ‘coal’.

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


Similar surnames: Uhr, Ohl, Kuhl, Ahl, Ubl, Guhl, Buhl, Hehl, Juhl, Muhl

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Uhl Family Origin

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Uhl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Uhl family was Shoemaker. The most common Uhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Uhl's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Uhl.

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Uhl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Uhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Uhl in 1949 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Uhl

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