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Woehl Genealogy and Woehl Family History Information

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About the Woehl surname

South German (also Wöhl): variant of Wölke and Wohl.

Wohl German: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German wol ‘pleasant’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wolt ‘wood’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name adopted in a spirit of optimism, from modern German Wohl ‘wellbeing’.