Coil Family History

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Coil Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Coyle. Possibly an altered spelling of German Keil.

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

Similar surnames: Coile, Cool, Coll, Coin, Covil, Corn, Corl, Foil, Codd, Cota

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Coil Family Origin

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Coil Family Occupations

What did your Coil ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Bijontier and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coil. The most common Coil occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Coil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coil family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Bijontier

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Coil Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Coil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coil 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coil. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Coil. For the veterans among your Coil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coil Life Expectancy

What is the average Coil lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Coil in 1940 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coil 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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