Searl Family History

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Searl Name Meaning

English: variant of Searle.

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

Similar surnames: Hearl, Searls, Seal, Sear, Pearl, Earl, Sears, Sewall, Smail, Search

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Searl Family Origin

Where is the Searl family from?

Searl Family Occupations

What did your Searl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Searl family was School Teacher. The most common Searl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Searl's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Searl.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • School Teacher


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

Searl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Searl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Searl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Searl. 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 Searl. For the veterans among your Searl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Searl Life Expectancy

What is the average Searl lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Searl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Searl in 1958 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Searl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Searl 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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