Amell Family History

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Amell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Canadian Hamel.

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

Similar surnames: Hamel, Lasell, Hamell, Abell, Labell, Armel, Capell, Cavell, Smull

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Amell Family Origin

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Amell Family Occupations

What did your Amell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Caretaker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Amell. 7% of Amell men worked as a Caretaker and 48% of Amell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amell were Insurance Inspector and Gants Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Caretaker
  • Colliery Electrian Heavy Wo
  • Dock Labourer heavy Worker
  • Insurance Inspector

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cinematographer unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Doc Breeding
  • Gants Tailoress

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

Amell Historical Records

What Amell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Amell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amell 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 Amell

Passenger List

There are 837 immigration records available for the last name Amell. 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 752 military records available for the last name Amell. For the veterans among your Amell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amell Life Expectancy

What is the average Amell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Amell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Amell in 1954 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amell 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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