Ancell Family History

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Ancell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ansell. Probably a respelling of French or Jewish Ancel.

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

Similar surnames: Ancel, Antell, Angell, Ansel, Hansell, Mantell, Decell, Daniell

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Ancell Family Origin

Where is the Ancell family from?

Ancell Family Occupations

What did your Ancell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ancell family was Stone Mason. Baker, Coal Miner and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ancell. The most common Ancell occupation in the UK was Baker. 4% of Ancell's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Coal Miner

  • Housekeeper

  • Stone Mason


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

Ancell Historical Records

What Ancell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 666 immigration records available for the last name Ancell. 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 926 military records available for the last name Ancell. For the veterans among your Ancell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ancell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ancell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ancell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ancell in 1956 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ancell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ancell 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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