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Arnall Family History

Arnall Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places called Arnold, in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’. variant of Arnold.

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


Similar surnames: Darnall, Arnold, Ryall, Arnell, Gornall, Farnell, Bagnall, Prall

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Where is the Arnall family from?

You can see how Arnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arnall families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 51 Arnall families living in Cornwall. This was about 15% of all the recorded Arnall's in the UK. Cornwall had the highest population of Arnall families in 1891.
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What did your Arnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Arnall. 84% of Arnall 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 Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Arnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnall 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 965 immigration records available for the last name Arnall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Arnall lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Arnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Arnall in 1964 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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