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Ardell Name Meaning

Swedish: from an unexplained first element + the common suffix of surnames -ell (from Latin -elius).

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

Similar surnames: Adell, Arnell, Carnell, Antell, Fridell, Rudell, Widell, Nordell

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Where is the Ardell family from?

You can see how Ardell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ardell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ardell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Ardell families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ardell's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Ardell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ardell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ardell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ardell. 100% of Ardell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ardell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ardell 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 549 immigration records available for the last name Ardell. 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 Cards

There are 621 military records available for the last name Ardell. For the veterans among your Ardell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ardell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Ardell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ardell in 1960 was 42, and 78 in 2003.

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