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Southall Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from any of the various places so called, from Old English suð ‘south’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The distribution of the surname in Britain makes a Midlands origin likely: places called Southall in Doverdale, Worcestershire, and Billingsley, Shropshire, are possible sources.

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


Similar surnames: Southwell, Southam, Nuttall, Benthall, Bothell, Southgate, Voshall

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Southall Family Origin

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Southall Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Nail Maker

    4%
  • Horse Nail Maker

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Nail Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southall. A less common occupation for the Southall family was Horse Nail Maker. The most common Southall occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Southall's were Coal Miners.

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Southall Historical Records

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