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Southall Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from any of the various places so called, from Old English suð ‘south’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The distribution of the surname in Britain makes a Midlands origin likely: places called Southall in Doverdale, Worcestershire, and Billingsley, Shropshire, are possible sources.

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


Similar surnames: Southwell, Southam, Nuttall, Benthall, Bothell, Southgate, Voshall

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Southall Family Origin

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Southall Family Occupations

What did your Southall ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Southall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Southall Life Expectancy

What is the average Southall lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Southall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Southall in 1943 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Southall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Southall 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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