Yehl Family History

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Yehl Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jehl, a variant of Jehle.

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


Similar surnames: Yehle, Jehl, Behl, Sehl, Lehl, Kehl, Deal, Yeh, Keal, Yohn

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Yehl Family Origin

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Yehl Family Occupations

What did your Yehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yehl occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Yehl's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Yehl family was Keeping House. Laborer, Boatman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yehl.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Boatman

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

Yehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Yehl

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Yehl. 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 Yehl. For the veterans among your Yehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Yehl lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Yehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Yehl in 1965 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yehl 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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