Kvale Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Kvåle, from the dative singular of Old Norse hváll ‘knoll’.

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


Similar surnames: Kale, Vale, Dale, Kyle, Kalm, Krall, Zale, Vales, Kade, Kalb

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Kvale Family Origin

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Kvale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Stonemason

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Kvale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kvale's were Farmers. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kvale. A less common occupation for the Kvale family was Stonemason.

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Kvale Historical Records

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Kvale Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Kvale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kvale in 1958 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kvale

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