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Lail Family History

Lail Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Lehl or Loehl. In either case, the name is a spelling variant of Lehle or Löhle, pet forms of the personal name Leonhardt. pwh, kh.

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

83,767 Historical Documents with Lail on Ancestry.com
20,603 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,840 Military Records
257 Immigration Records
7,170 Census and Voter Lists
51,897 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lail Families

  • Number of Lail families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lail families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lail families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lail census records

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Lail Family Origin

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Lail Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lail

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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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Lail Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lail census records

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Lail Civil War Service Records

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