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Guhl Family History

Guhl Name Meaning

East German: either from a Germanized short form of an Old Slavic personal name or perhaps a habitational name from any of the places in eastern Germany called Guhle(n) Guhlau or Guhlow. South German and Swiss German: perhaps a nickname from late Middle High German gūl ‘bad horse’ also ‘monster’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gohl, Kuhl, Gehl, Uhl, Buhl, Puhl, Juhl, Ahl, Gell, Uhr

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Where is the Guhl family from?

You can see how Guhl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guhl family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Guhl families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 32 Guhl families living in Wisconsin. This was about 21% of all the recorded Guhl's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Guhl families in 1880.
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What did your Guhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Guhl. 100% of Guhl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Guhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guhl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Guhl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Guhl. For the veterans among your Guhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guhl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Guhl in 1953 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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