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Imperial Family History

Imperial Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: from the Italian surname Imperiale, which was taken from Genoa to Spain in the 16th century.

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

35,100 Historical Documents with Imperial on Ancestry
7,975 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,090 Military Records
686 Immigration Records
5,971 Census and Voter Lists
17,378 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Imperial Families

  • Number of Imperial families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Imperial last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Imperial last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Imperial census records

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Imperial Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Imperial

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Imperial Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Imperial census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Imperial ancestors, such as occupation.

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Military Service by Imperial

Did the Imperials fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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