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Bagnall Family History

Bagnall Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Bagnall or Bagnall in Alrewas both in Staffordshire named with the Old English personal name Badeca Baduca (from a short form of various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’) + Old English halh ‘nook recess’ (see Hale ) or holt ‘wood’ (see Holt ). In the 16th century the name was taken to Ireland where it became established in Leinster.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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You can see how Bagnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bagnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bagnall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 58 Bagnall families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Bagnall's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bagnall families in 1911.
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What did your Bagnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bagnall. 69% of Bagnall men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Bagnall women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bagnall were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Merchant
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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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.

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