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Ivail Family History

Ivail 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: Vail, Ismail, Fail, Quail, Iwai, Civil, Bail, Imai, Cail, Ivan

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Where is the Ivail family from?

You can see how Ivail families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ivail family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there was 1 Ivail family living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Ivail's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Ivail families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ivail surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ivail ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ivail ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 88 census records available for the last name Ivail. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ivail 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ivail. 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 1 military records available for the last name Ivail. For the veterans among your Ivail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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