Dull Family History

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Dull Name Meaning

South German (Düll): nickname for a stubborn man (‘thick head’), probably from a south German dialect word tull ‘stout’, ‘corpulent’. German: variant of Thiel. Scottish: habitational name from Dull in Perthshire.

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

Similar surnames: Doll, Tull, Bull, Duell, Dell, Dill, Dall, Gell, Aull, Lull

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Dull Family Origin

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Dull Family Occupations

What did your Dull ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Certans School Master Elementary School Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dull. 6% of Dull men worked as a Certans School Master Elementary School Retired and 35% of Dull women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dull were Domestic Handyman and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Certans School Master Elementary School Retired
  • Chief Gig tool Dr Planning E
  • Clerk Order
  • Domestic Handyman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Duties
  • Daily Domestic Maid
  • Domestic Servant

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

Dull Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Dull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dull 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dull. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Dull. For the veterans among your Dull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dull Life Expectancy

What is the average Dull lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dull in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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