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Qual Family History

Qual Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Quan, Quail, Quay, Quale, Quam, Quall, Hua, Guan, Gal, Beal

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Where is the Qual family from?

You can see how Qual families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Qual family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Qual families were found in USA in 1880. In 1871 there were 7 Qual families living in Lanarkshire. This was about 64% of all the recorded Qual's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Qual families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Qual surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Qual ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Qual. 72% of Qual men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Qual women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Qual were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Qual. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Qual census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 214 immigration records available for the last name Qual. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Qual. For the veterans among your Qual ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Qual lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Qual life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Qual in 1964 was 78, and 71 in 2002.

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