Bagnall Family History

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Bagnall Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Bagnall in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Badeca, Baduca (from a short form of the various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ (see Hale) or holt ‘wood’ (see Holt).

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

Similar surnames: Wignall, Bignell, Darnall, Bagwell, Barnaby, Bramhall, Arnall

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Bagnall Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bagnall name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bagnall. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Bagnall Family Origin

Where is the Bagnall family from?

Bagnall Family Occupations

What did your Bagnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Raftsman and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bagnall. The most common Bagnall occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Bagnall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bagnall family was Dentist.

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  • Farmer

  • Raftsman

  • Servant

  • Dentist


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

Bagnall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Bagnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bagnall 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bagnall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bagnall. For the veterans among your Bagnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bagnall Life Expectancy

What is the average Bagnall lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bagnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bagnall in 1956 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bagnall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bagnall 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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