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Yal Family History

Yal 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: Yan, Gal, Lal, Pal, Yao, Cal, Bal, Yax, Yap, Yaw

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Where is the Yal family from?

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

What did your Yal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Yal. 100% of Yal 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 143 census records available for the last name Yal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yal 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 51 immigration records available for the last name Yal. 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 29 military records available for the last name Yal. For the veterans among your Yal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yal lifespan?

Average Yal life expectancy in 1989 was 45 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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