Bull Name Meaning

English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bul(l)e, bol(l)e. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull. Compare Bulman. German (mainly northern): from a byname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs. South German: nickname for a short fat man, a variant of Bolle, or a nickname for a man with the physical characteristics of a bull.

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


Similar surnames: Tull, Ball, Bell, Dull, Bill, Buhl, Gull, Bula, Cull, Boll

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Bull Family Origin

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Bull Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Fisherman

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Clerk

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bull. A less common occupation for the Bull family was Clerk. The most common Bull occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Bull's were Farmers.

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Bull Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Bull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bull in 1941 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bull

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