Edsall Family History

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Edsall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called High Edser in Ewhurst, Surrey. It is possible that in some cases the name may be an Americanized form of the German family name Etzel.

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

Similar surnames: Kelsall, Hall, Dahl, Soll, Sall, Hadsall, Deal, Lasell, Udall, Dall

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Edsall Family Origin

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Edsall Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Edsall occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 10% of Edsall's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, ... Writer and Assisted By Relatives were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edsall. A less common occupation for the Edsall family was Barristers Clerk.

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  • Blacksmith

  • ... Writer

  • Assisted By Relatives

  • Barristers Clerk


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Edsall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Edsall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edsall 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 Edsall. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Edsall. For the veterans among your Edsall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edsall Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Edsall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Edsall in 1953 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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