Staal Name Meaning

North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Middle Low German stal ‘steel’. Compare English Steele. Dutch (van Staal,van der Staal): habitational name for someone from any of various places called De Staal, for example, one in Izenberge, West Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Stall, Saal, Stahl, Staab, Schaal, Stage, Stead, Still, Stang, Staple

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Staal Family Origin

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Staal Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Peddles Straw

    8%
  • Schoomaker

    8%

In 1880, the most common Staal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Staal's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Peddles Straw were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staal. A less common occupation for the Staal family was Schoomaker.

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Staal Historical Records

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Staal Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Staal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Staal in 1957 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staal

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