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Pohl Surname History

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Pohl Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Pohl is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Pohl may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Pohl Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Pohl come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Pohl originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Pohl Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Pohl were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Pohl. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pohl name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Pohl vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.

Last names similar to Pohl

Pöhl, Pohla, Pöhla, Pohlabel, Pohlabeln, Pohlabeln-salcito, Pohlable, Pohlack, Pohlack-marsch, Pohlad, Pohlaender, Pohlaf, Pohlag, Pohlai, Pohlak, Pohlalelen, Pohla-lüdeke, Pohlamann, Pohla-muhs, Pohlamus