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Origins of the Oehl surname

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About the Oehls

We have a total number of 55 records for people with the last name Oehl.

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Where do most Oehls live?

In 1921, most Oehls lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Oehls

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 28 records for the Oehl surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Oehls most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Oehls.

What are the most common Oehl first names?

  • Joannes
  • William
  • Anna Maria
  • Catharina

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Common jobs for Oehls

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Oehls in 1921
Head Teacher


Infants Schoolmistress


Pupil Teacher


Common Male occupations for Oehls in 1921




Chef Hotel


Financial Institution Clerks




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