Adell Family History

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Adell Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Adel. Swedish: from an unexplained first element, Ad- (which may represent a personal name or place name beginning with Ad-), + -ell, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

Similar surnames: Ardell, Adel, Wadell, Adwell, Idell, Widell, Apel, Gell, Abele, Andel

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Adell Family Origin

Where is the Adell family from?

Adell Family Occupations

What did your Adell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Adell occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 25% of Adell's were Ag Labourers. A less common occupation for the Adell family was Railway Signalman. Ag Labourer, Formerly Farm Lab and Groom Dom Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adell.

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  • Ag Labourer

  • Formerly Farm Lab

  • Groom Dom Serv

  • Railway Signalman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adell Historical Records

What Adell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Adell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Adell

Passenger List

There are 618 immigration records available for the last name Adell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 637 military records available for the last name Adell. For the veterans among your Adell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adell Life Expectancy

What is the average Adell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Adell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Adell in 1943 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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