Dostal Family History

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Dostal Name Meaning

Czech (Dostál): nickname for a reliable, trustworthy person, from Czech dostát(slovu) ‘keep, abide by (one’s word)’.

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

Similar surnames: Kostal, Kosta, Distel, Nosal, Kosa, Szostak, Kosak, Poster, Vital

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Dostal Family Origin

Where is the Dostal family from?

Dostal Family Occupations

What did your Dostal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dostal family was Butcher. The most common Dostal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Dostal's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Packing House and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dostal.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Packing House

  • Brewer

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dostal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dostal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dostal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dostal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dostal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dostal. For the veterans among your Dostal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dostal Life Expectancy

What is the average Dostal lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dostal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dostal in 1951 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dostal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dostal 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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