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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pehl

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Alt. Meaning

P is for proud, you can hold your head up!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pehl

Mary Jo Pehl is an actress, writer, and comedian. She was most active from 1992 to present. Mary was born on February 27th, 1960 in Circle Pines, Minnesota, US.


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Popularity of Pehl as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pehl U.S.
  White 93.27% 64.26%
  African American 1.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pehl

People with the last name Pehl are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pehl

  • How Popular is the name Pehl? As a last name Pehl was the 33,990th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Pehl? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pehl was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pehl: Your name in reverse order is Lhep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leph. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pehl? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 669 people with the last name Pehl.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pehl? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pehl as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Pehl born Nov 8, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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