Last name: STAHL

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STAHL : This last name is indexed 236,243 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STAHL : 1: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a steelsmith an armorer or a steel merchant from Middle High German stāl and German Stahl ‘steel armor’. The Jewish surname is often artificial rather than occupational. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) Denmark and some other European countries.2: Swedish (Ståhl): soldier's name from ståhl an ornamental spelling of stål ‘steel’. Compare Steel and Steele.

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