Randall Family History

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Randall Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Randel, a diminutive of Rand with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -el.

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

Similar surnames: Rundell, Sandall, Landoll, Rendall, Randell, Sandell, Randel, Tindall

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Randall Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Randall name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Randall. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Randall Family Origin

Where is the Randall family from?

Randall Family Occupations

What did your Randall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Randall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Randall's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Randall. A less common occupation for the Randall family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Randall Historical Records

What Randall family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 498,000 census records available for the last name Randall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Randall 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 75,000 immigration records available for the last name Randall. 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 72,000 military records available for the last name Randall. For the veterans among your Randall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Randall Life Expectancy

What is the average Randall lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Randall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Randall in 1944 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Randall 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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