Distance from outstretched fingertip tp fingertip?
armspan. definitely armspan.
It is the length of a man's arm! Answer Since a fathom is 2 yards (6 feet) the above would be a very large man indeed. Confusion with the yard is suspected. Actually the fathom is derived from a man's span, that is the distance from fingertip to fingertip across shoulders. From Wiki: The name derives from the Old English word fæðm meaning embracing arms or a pair of outstretched arms.
As your question is unclear in two respects - whereas you start the question with a statement of your own height then shift to "your hand..." - then there is an apparent type-O where I am guessing your intention was Reach, not each - it seems that you are interested in how a human's height normally compares with one's reach - fingertip to fingertip with arms outstretched. If that is, in fact, the nature of…
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The answer depends on what is the "ell" you're asking about! A Flemish ell = 27 in (0.6858 m) = outstretched hand to near shoulder, An English ell = 45 in (1.143 m) = outstretched hand to opposite shoulder, A French ell = 54 in (1.3716 m) = outstretched hand to opposite elbow. So, to convert from English ells to: meters, multiply by 1.143. inches, multiply by 45.