Darnall Family History

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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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Darnall Family Origin

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Darnall Family Occupations

What did your Darnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot Operative (clicker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Darnall. 10% of Darnall men worked as a Boot Operative (clicker) and 36% of Darnall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darnall were Domestic Assistant and Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boot Operative (clicker)
    10%
  • Colliery Winder
    10%
  • Colliery Winding Engi
    10%
  • Domestic Assistant
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    36%
  • Boot Operative (closes)
    6%
  • Childs Nurse
    6%
  • Cleaner
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Darnall Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Darnall Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darnall

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