Searle Family History

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Searle Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Serlo, Germanic Sarilo, Serilo. This was probably originally a byname cognate with Old Norse Sorli, and akin to Old English searu ‘armor’, meaning perhaps ‘defender’, ‘protector’.

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

Similar surnames: Harle, Sale, Pearl, Staple, Sebree, Saile, Wehrle, Searles, Neagle

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Searle Family Origin

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Searle Family Occupations

What did your Searle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Searle. A less common occupation for the Searle family was Annuitant. The most common Searle occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Searle's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant


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

Searle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 179,000 census records available for the last name Searle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Searle 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Searle. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Searle. For the veterans among your Searle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Searle Life Expectancy

What is the average Searle lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Searle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Searle in 1940 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Searle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Searle 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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