Kendall Family History

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Kendall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, recorded in 1095 as Kircabikendala ‘village with a church in the valley of the Kent river’. From an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted’, ‘high’ + delw ‘image’, ‘effigy’.

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

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Kendall Family Origin

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Kendall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kendall. A less common occupation for the Kendall family was Carpenter. The most common Kendall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kendall's were Farmers.

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Kendall Life Expectancy

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