Handal Family History

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Handal Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Handal, probably from Old Norse horn ‘horn’ (denoting a sharp bend or angle in the landscape) + dal ‘valley’. Arabic: from a descriptive epithet meaning ‘dwarf’.

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

Similar surnames: Andal, Sandahl, Sandall, Mandal, Handa, Sandal, Hannan, Hand, Hannay

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Handal Family Origin

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Handal Family Occupations

What did your Handal ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Handal occupation in the UK was Coachman (Non Dom). 100% of Handal's were Coachman (Non Dom)s.

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  • Coachman (Non Dom)


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

Handal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 631 census records available for the last name Handal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handal 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 Handal. 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 99 military records available for the last name Handal. For the veterans among your Handal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handal Life Expectancy

What is the average Handal lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Handal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Handal in 1956 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handal ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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