Al Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Adelhard, which is of Germanic origin, composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Swedish: variant of Ahl.

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


Similar surnames: Bal, Aul, Alm, Ale, Ahl, Alf, Gal, Pal, All, Ohl

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Al Family Origin

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Al Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Al occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Al's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Al.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    33%

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Al Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2002, Al life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Al in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2002.

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