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Postal Family History

Postal Name Meaning
Northern French: occupational name from Old Walloon postal(h) ‘mayor’.variant of German or Dutch Postel.

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

28,740 Historical Documents with Postal on Ancestry.com
2,921 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,142 Military Records
322 Immigration Records
13,657 Census and Voter Lists
2,698 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Postal Families

  • Number of Postal families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Postal families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Postal last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Postal census records

You can see how Postal families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Postal Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Postal families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Postal Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Postal families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Postal

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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.

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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Postal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Postal census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Postal Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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