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Ail Family History

Ail Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kil, Ahl, Fail, Aul, Bail, Cail, Nail, Gil, Vail, Al

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Where is the Ail family from?

You can see how Ail families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ail family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ail families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Ail family living in Monmouthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ail's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Ail families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ail surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ail ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ail. 60% of Ail men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ail. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ail census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 184 immigration records available for the last name Ail. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Ail. For the veterans among your Ail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ail lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Ail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ail in 1966 was 73, and 55 in 2002.

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