Dell Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley, from Middle English, Old English dell ‘dell’, ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several minor places named Dell, from this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Essex, and Sussex. German: from Low German delle ‘dell’, ‘depression’ (Middle High German telle ‘gorge’).

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Fell, Tell, Bell, Well, Hell, Dill, Delp, Pell, Kell

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Dell Family Origin

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Dell Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Dell's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dell family was Laundress. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dell.

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Dell Historical Records

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Dell Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Dell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dell in 1941 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dell

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