Royal Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Royle. Americanized form of German Reul or Reule. Possibly also an Americanized form of Spanish and Portuguese Real.

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

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Royal Family Origin

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Royal Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    3%
  • Lighterman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Royal occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Royal's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Royal. A less common occupation for the Royal family was Lighterman.

Source: Census data for Royal | Data not to scale

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Royal Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Royal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Royal in 1943 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Royal

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