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Igl Family History

Igl 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: Igel, Igo, Ige, Migl, Nigl, Ill, Sigl, Gill, Im, Kiel

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Where is the Igl family from?

You can see how Igl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Igl family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Igl families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there were 2 Igl families living in Stirlingshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Igl's in Scotland. Stirlingshire had the highest population of Igl families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Igl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Igl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Igl. 50% of Igl men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farming
    50%
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What Igl family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 282 census records available for the last name Igl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Igl 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Igl. 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 729 military records available for the last name Igl. For the veterans among your Igl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Igl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Igl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Igl in 1963 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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