Channell Family History

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Channell Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an estuary, channel, or drain, Middle English chanel, Old French chanel (Latin canalis ‘canal’, ‘conduit’).

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


Similar surnames: Chappell, Carnell, Sandell, Castell, Cranwell, Cancel, Chancellor

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Channell Family Origin

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Channell Family Occupations

What did your Channell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Channell family was Ag Labourer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Channell. The most common Channell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Channell's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

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Channell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Channell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Channell Life Expectancy

What is the average Channell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Channell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Channell in 1954 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

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