Dull Name Meaning

South German (Düll): nickname for a stubborn man (‘thick head’), probably from a south German dialect word tull ‘stout’, ‘corpulent’. German: variant of Thiel. Scottish: habitational name from Dull in Perthshire.

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Tull, Bull, Duell, Dell, Dill, Dall, Gell, Aull, Lull

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Dull Family Origin

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Dull Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dull. A less common occupation for the Dull family was Carpenter. The most common Dull occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Dull's were Farmers.

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Dull Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dull in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dull

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