Smeal Family History

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Smeal Name Meaning

English: variant of Small.

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


Similar surnames: Seal, Stell, Smail, Smale, Smay, Mell, Steel, Sealy, Shead, Stear

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Smeal Family Origin

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Smeal Family Occupations

What did your Smeal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Binding were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smeal. The most common Smeal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Smeal's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smeal family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Book Binding

    3%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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

Smeal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smeal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smeal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Smeal

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Smeal. 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 Smeal. For the veterans among your Smeal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smeal Life Expectancy

What is the average Smeal lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Smeal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Smeal in 1957 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smeal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smeal 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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