Arnell Family History

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Arnell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Arnall. Swedish: from the personal name Arne (see Arne) + -ell (from Latin -elius), a common suffix of Swedish surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Carnell, Ardell, Parnell, Antell, Arkell, Brunell, Darnell, Arnall

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Arnell Family Origin

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Arnell Family Occupations

What did your Arnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arnell. The most common Arnell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Arnell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Arnell family was Farmers Widow.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Mariner

  • Farmers Widow


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

Arnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Arnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Arnell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arnell. For the veterans among your Arnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Arnell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Arnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Arnell in 1956 was 67, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arnell 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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