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

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Boatman

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

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Yehl Historical Records

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Yehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yehl

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