Nalls Family History

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Nalls Name Meaning

Probably an American derivative of Nall, or a variant of Niles. This name is borne mainly by African Americans.

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

Similar surnames: Walls, Nalle, Hallas, Palla, Mallo, Balle, Alls, Eales, Sales, Halle

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Nalls Family Origin

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Nalls Family Occupations

What did your Nalls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nalls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Nalls's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nalls. A less common occupation for the Nalls family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Nalls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nalls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nalls 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Nalls. 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 Nalls. For the veterans among your Nalls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nalls Life Expectancy

What is the average Nalls lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Nalls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nalls in 1943 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nalls 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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