Hail Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse heill ‘healthy’, ‘sound’, ‘whole’. South German: variant of Heil.

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


Similar surnames: Gail, Hain, Nail, Fail, Hall, Haig, Haid, Bail, Haim, Hait

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Hail Family Origin

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Hail Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    30%
  • Book Keeper

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hail family was Hotel Keeper. The most common Hail occupation in Canada was Going To School. 30% of Hail's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Book Keeper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hail.

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Hail Historical Records

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Hail Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Hail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hail in 1958 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hail

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