Medal Name Meaning

Galician: possibly a derivative of Meda.

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


Similar surnames: Medel, Meda, Mihal, Medlar, Andal, Meza, Meehl, Regal, Model, Vidal

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Medal Family Origin

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Medal Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, the most common Medal occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Medal's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Medal family was Laborer. Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Medal.

Source: Census data for Medal | Data not to scale

Medal Historical Records

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Medal Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Medal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Medal in 1962 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medal

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