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Dial Family History

Dial Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; possibly an altered form of Irish Doyle. Compare Dyal. pwh, Web.Name found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad: altered spelling of Dayal. This spelling is found in Indian names occasionally when -dial is the final element of a compound personal name.

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

307,361 Historical Documents with Dial on Ancestry.com
50,790 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,458 Military Records
1,218 Immigration Records
31,994 Census and Voter Lists
212,901 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dial Families

  • Number of Dial families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dial families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dial last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dial census records

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Dial Family Origin

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Dial Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dial

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dial Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dial census records

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Dial Civil War Service Records

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