Kearl Family History

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Kearl Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kerl.

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

Similar surnames: Kearn, Keal, Kerl, Keel, Deahl, Deal, Keadle, Keagy, Karl, Tear

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Kearl Family Origin

Where is the Kearl family from?

Kearl Family Occupations

What did your Kearl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kearl family was Keeping House. Farmer and Farms were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kearl. The most common Kearl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kearl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Keeping House


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

Kearl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kearl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kearl 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 665 immigration records available for the last name Kearl. 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 325 military records available for the last name Kearl. For the veterans among your Kearl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kearl Life Expectancy

What is the average Kearl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kearl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kearl in 1962 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kearl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kearl 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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