Staal Family History

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Staal Name Meaning

North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Middle Low German stal ‘steel’. Compare English Steele. Dutch (van Staal,van der Staal): habitational name for someone from any of various places called De Staal, for example, one in Izenberge, West Flanders.

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

Similar surnames: Stall, Saal, Stahl, Staab, Schaal, Stage, Stead, Still, Stang, Staple

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Staal Family Origin

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Staal Family Occupations

What did your Staal ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Staal family was Commercial Traveller. Beadle Of Synagogue (Ch Off), Cigar Maker and Cloth Cutter Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staal. The most common Staal occupation in the UK was Beadle Of Synagogue (Ch Off). 17% of Staal's were Beadle Of Synagogue (Ch Off)s.

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  • Beadle Of Synagogue (Ch Off)

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cloth Cutter Tailor

  • Commercial Traveller


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

Staal Historical Records

What Staal family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Staal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Staal

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Staal. 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 364 military records available for the last name Staal. For the veterans among your Staal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Staal Life Expectancy

What is the average Staal lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Staal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Staal in 1957 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staal 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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