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Edsall Surname Meaning

English (Hampshire): variant of Edser a habitational name from High Edser in Ewhurst (Surrey) probably from an Old English personal name Ecgi + haga ‘enclosure’ or the Old English personal name Ecga+ sceaga ‘small wood’. It is possible that in some cases the name may be an Americanized form of German Etzel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kelsall, Hall, Dahl, Soll, Sall, Hadsall, Deal, Lasell, Udall, Dall

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Where is the Edsall family from?

You can see how Edsall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edsall family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Edsall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 50 Edsall families living in London. This was about 45% of all the recorded Edsall's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Edsall families in 1891.
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What did your Edsall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Edsall. 50% of Edsall men worked as an Electrical Engineer and 86% of Edsall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edsall were Master Blacksmith sma (heavy and Certificated Shool Tea. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Electrical Engineer
    50%
  • Master Blacksmith sma (heavy
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Bank Clerk
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Certificated Shool Tea
    5%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edsall. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Edsall. For the veterans among your Edsall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edsall lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Edsall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Edsall in 1953 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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