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Darnall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Darnall, now a district of Sheffield, Yorkshire, or Darnhall in Cheshire, both named from Old English derne ‘hidden’, ‘secret’ + halh ‘nook’.

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

Similar surnames: Arnall, Farnell, Bagnall, Gornall, Darnell, Fairall, Carnal, Carnell

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Where is the Darnall family from?

You can see how Darnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darnall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 25 Darnall families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Darnall's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Darnall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darnall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Darnall. 100% of Darnall 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Darnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darnall 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Darnall. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Darnall. For the veterans among your Darnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darnall lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Darnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Darnall in 1952 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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