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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

What did your Medal ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Medal Historical Records

What Medal family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Medal Life Expectancy

What is the average Medal lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medal 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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