Regal Family History

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Regal Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pool formed by a stream. southern French (Occitan): nickname from the old Béarn dialect term régal ‘royal’. Compare Ray 1. Southern French (Occitan): topographic name for someone who lived near a stream, from a derivative of rega (masculine form rec) ‘stream’, ‘torrent’.

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


Similar surnames: Real, Gal, Rega, Regel, Reel, Reil, Rengel, Reale, Hegel, Regan

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Regal Family Origin

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Regal Family Occupations

What did your Regal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Regal family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Regal. The most common Regal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Regal's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Regal Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Regal Life Expectancy

What is the average Regal lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Regal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Regal in 1955 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Regal 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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