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What does Buhl mean?

Buhl Pronunciation of Buhl [buhl] as a boys' name is of German derivation, and the name Buhl means "hill dweller". Buhl is an alternate spelling of Buell (German): use of surnames like Buell.

Associated with: hill (mountain).


Buhl has 1 variant: Buel.

1 more relation via Buell: Buhler.

Creative forms:
(male) Beahl, Buby, ..

(female) Buba, Buhil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Buhl Bradlee (B.B.), ..

How popular is Buhl?

Buhl is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11917 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Buhl (not in Top 2000) are Buell and Buel. Adoption of these forms of Buhl reached its apex a century ago (average #1291). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Buel, Buell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Buhl and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Buhl is pronounced similarly to Bail, Bale, Beal, Beale, Beall, Bell, Bill, Bille and Byll. Other recommended names are Berl, Buck, Bud, Budd, Burg, Burk, Burl, Burle, Burn, Burr, Burt, Buzz and Tahl. These names tend to be more frequently used than Buhl.

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