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Bagnall Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Bagnall in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Badeca, Baduca (from a short form of the various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ (see Hale) or holt ‘wood’ (see Holt).

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


Similar surnames: Wignall, Bignell, Darnall, Bagwell, Barnaby, Bramhall, Arnall

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Where is the Bagnall family from?

You can see how Bagnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bagnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bagnall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 942 Bagnall families living in Staffordshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bagnall's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Bagnall families in 1891.
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What did your Bagnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Bagnall. 12% of Bagnall men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Bagnall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bagnall were Plumber and Private Means. .

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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
    12%
  • Builders Labourer
    7%
  • Bricklayer
    5%
  • Plumber
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bagnall. For the veterans among your Bagnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bagnall lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bagnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bagnall in 1956 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

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