Lyall Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

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


Similar surnames: Yell, Fall, Wall, Ryall, All, Hall, Lail, Sall, Call, Lalli

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Lyall Family Origin

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Lyall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Factory Hand

    6%
  • Baggage Master

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lyall family was Baggage Master. The most common Lyall occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Lyall's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyall.

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Lyall Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Lyall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lyall in 1953 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyall

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