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Qualls Name Meaning

Altered form of English Quarles .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Nalls, Bulls, Alls, Qualley, Falls, Halls, Quella, Quayle, Quale

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Where is the Qualls family from?

You can see how Qualls families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Qualls family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Qualls families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Qualls families living in Tennessee. This was about 40% of all the recorded Qualls's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Qualls families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Qualls surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Qualls ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Qualls. 26% of Qualls men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Qualls women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Qualls were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Qualls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Qualls census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 634 immigration records available for the last name Qualls. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Qualls. For the veterans among your Qualls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Qualls lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Qualls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Qualls in 1946 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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