Eyl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Byl, Yu, Yi, Rye, Gal, Sol, Kil, Lal, Lye, Ahl

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Eyl Family Origin

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Eyl Family Occupations

What did your Eyl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eyl. The most common Eyl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Eyl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eyl family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cooper

  • Merchant


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

Eyl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 984 census records available for the last name Eyl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyl 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Eyl. 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 936 military records available for the last name Eyl. For the veterans among your Eyl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eyl Life Expectancy

What is the average Eyl lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Eyl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eyl in 1964 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eyl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eyl 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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