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Wohl Early Origins



The surname Wohl was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region and seated at Ratisbonne. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Wohl Spelling Variations


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Wohl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wohler, Wohlders, Wohlers, Woller, Wollers and others.

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Wohl Early History


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Wohl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wohl research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wohl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wohl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wohl Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wohl Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wohl Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Wohl, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "United States" from Copenhagen, Denmark [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-5ZS : 6 December 2014), Arthur Wohl, 07 Nov 1919; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Josef Wohl, aged 43, originally from Kossow, Poland, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "President Wilson" from Trieste, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-96Y : 6 December 2014), Josef Wohl, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York, ship name President Wilson, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jakob Wohl, aged 11, originally from Kossow, Poland, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "President Wilson" from Trieste, Italy [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-961 : 6 December 2014), Jakob Wohl, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York, ship name President Wilson, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wohl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wohl (post 1700)



  • Mary Ellen Beck Wohl, American former chief of the respiratory diseases division at Children's Hospital Boston
  • Kit Wohl, American award-winning writer, photographer, and artist
  • Aleksandar Wohl (b. 1963), Australian chess player, an International Master; he won the Australian Championship in 1992

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-5ZS : 6 December 2014), Arthur Wohl, 07 Nov 1919; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-96Y : 6 December 2014), Josef Wohl, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York, ship name President Wilson, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H7-961 : 6 December 2014), Jakob Wohl, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Trieste, arrival port New York, ship name President Wilson, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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The Wohl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wohl Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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