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Loyal Family History

Loyal Name Meaning

French: nickname from loyal ‘faithful’, ‘honest’. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman) name of unknown meaning, found among the Konkanasth Brahmans of Maharashtra.

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


Similar surnames: Leal, Goya, Lobel, Loya, Joyal, Goyal, Loyall, Loyer, Kokal, Loye

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Where is the Loyal family from?

You can see how Loyal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loyal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loyal families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Loyal family living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Loyal's in the USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Loyal families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loyal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loyal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loyal. 42% of Loyal men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Loyal women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loyal were Manager and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Manager
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Loyal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loyal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Loyal. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Loyal. For the veterans among your Loyal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loyal lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Loyal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Loyal in 1949 was 39, and 65 in 2004.

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