Sakal Family History

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Sakal Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name for someone who polished wood, gems, metals, or armor, from Arabic ?saqqal ‘polisher’. Hungarian (Szakál): descriptive nickname from Hungarian szakál ‘beard’, Turkish sakal.

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

Similar surnames: Bakal, Saal, Sokol, Salak, Saad, Sabat, Saul, Staal, Savel, Salas

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Sakal Family Origin

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Sakal Family Occupations

What did your Sakal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sakal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sakal's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Sakal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sakal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sakal 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Sakal. 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 410 military records available for the last name Sakal. For the veterans among your Sakal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sakal Life Expectancy

What is the average Sakal lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sakal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sakal in 1944 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sakal 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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