Kvale Family History

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Kvale Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Kvåle, from the dative singular of Old Norse hváll ‘knoll’.

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


Similar surnames: Kale, Vale, Dale, Kyle, Kalm, Krall, Zale, Vales, Kade, Kalb

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Kvale Family Origin

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Kvale Family Occupations

What did your Kvale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kvale family was Stonemason. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kvale. The most common Kvale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kvale's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Stonemason

    17%

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

Kvale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kvale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kvale 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 Kvale. 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 Kvale. For the veterans among your Kvale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kvale Life Expectancy

What is the average Kvale lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kvale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kvale in 1958 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kvale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kvale 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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