Parshall Family History

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Parshall Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Parschall, a variant of Parschalk, a status name for a freeholder (a freeman with few service obligations), from Middle High German bar ‘naked’, ‘free from’, ‘apparent’ + schalk ‘servant’, ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Marshall, Pershall, Marschall, Marchal, Prall, Marshal, Pursell

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Parshall Family Origin

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Parshall Family Occupations

What did your Parshall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Parshall. 20% of Parshall men worked as a Bricklayer and 34% of Parshall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parshall were Harmater Pipe Fitter Navvy Worker and Nil

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    20%
  • Chief Sman Assts Secretary Of Coal Com
    20%
  • Gardener
    20%
  • Harmater Pipe Fitter Navvy Worker
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Examiner On Munitions
    17%
  • Hosiery Bootwear Transfert
    17%
  • Nil
    17%

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

Parshall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Parshall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parshall 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Parshall. 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 Parshall. For the veterans among your Parshall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parshall Life Expectancy

What is the average Parshall lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Parshall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Parshall in 1954 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parshall

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