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Single Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a place cleared of woods by fire, from Middle English sengle ‘burnt clearing’. German: from a pet form of a short form of a Germanic person name formed with sing ‘sing’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Singler, Ingle, Dingle, Ringle, Swingle, Tingle, Finkle, Hindle

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Single Family Origin

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Single Family Occupations

What did your Single ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Bricklayer

    7%
  • (Blacksmith Disabled)

    3%
  • Agr Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Single occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 7% of Single's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Single family was Agricultural Labourer. Bricklayer, (Blacksmith Disabled) and Agr Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Single.

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Single Historical Records

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Single Life Expectancy

What is the average Single lifespan?

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