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Al Family History

Al Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Adelhard, which is of Germanic origin, composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Swedish: variant of Ahl.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bal, Aul, Alm, Ale, Ahl, Alf, Gal, Pal, All, Ohl

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Where is the Al family from?

You can see how Al families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Al family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Al families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Al families living in Glamorgan. This was about 90% of all the recorded Al's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Al families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Al surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Al ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Al. 78% of Al women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Domestic Servant
    23%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Al. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Al 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Al. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Al. For the veterans among your Al ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Al lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Al life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Al in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2002.

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