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Dartnell Family History

Dartnell Name Meaning

from a lost place in Penshurst (Sussex) now perhaps Doubleton's Farm found as de Durkinghol' in 1240.

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


Similar surnames: Darnell, Hartnell, Hartell, Carnell, Farnell, Parnell, Hartwell

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Where is the Dartnell family from?

You can see how Dartnell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dartnell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dartnell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 114 Dartnell families living in Kent. This was about 29% of all the recorded Dartnell's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Dartnell families in 1891.
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What did your Dartnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dartnell. 12% of Dartnell men worked as a Bricklayer and 78% of Dartnell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dartnell were General Labourer and Independent. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    12%
  • French Polisher
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    12%
  • General Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Retired
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Independent
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 937 immigration records available for the last name Dartnell. 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 651 military records available for the last name Dartnell. For the veterans among your Dartnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dartnell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dartnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dartnell in 1962 was 92, and 79 in 2004.

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