Hail Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse heill ‘healthy’, ‘sound’, ‘whole’. South German: variant of Heil.

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


Similar surnames: Gail, Hain, Nail, Fail, Hall, Haig, Haid, Bail, Haim, Hait

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Hail Family Origin

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Hail Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hail ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Hail occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Hail's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hail family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hail.

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Hail Historical Records

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Hail Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Hail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hail in 1958 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hail

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