Dial Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly an altered form of Irish Doyle. Compare Dyal. Name found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad: altered spelling of Dayal. This spelling is found in Indian names occasionally when -dial is the final element of a compound personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Dyal, Dill, Vial, Deal, Dias, Giel, Day, Dal, Via, Dean

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Dial Family Origin

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Dial Family Occupations

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  • Cloth Presser

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%
  • Wool Spinner

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dial family was Wool Spinner. The most common Dial occupation in Canada was Cloth Presser. 25% of Dial's were Cloth Pressers. Cloth Presser, Labourer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dial.

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Dial Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dial life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dial in 1943 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dial

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