Cail Name Meaning

in Normandy and Picardy, a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil, from Old Norman French cail(ou) ‘pebble’, ‘stone’ (of Celtic origin). in southern France, a metonymic occupational name for a dairy worker, from Occitan cail ‘curds’ (Latin coagulum, from coagulare to congeal).

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


Similar surnames: Call, Cain, Bail, Cal, Nail, Fail, Mahl, Hall, Cai, Civil

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Cail Family Origin

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Cail Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Son

    19%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Gardener

    5%

In 1881, the most common Cail occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Cail's were Farmers. Farmer, Son and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cail. A less common occupation for the Cail family was Gardener.

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Cail Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Cail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cail in 1942 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cail

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