Etchells Family History

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Etchells Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of various minor places in northern and central England named with the Old English term ecels ‘piece of land added to an estate’ (a derivative of ecan ‘to increase’).

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

Similar surnames: Excell, Patchell, Mitchell, Satchell, Schellin, Estrella, Kitchell

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Etchells Family Origin

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Etchells Family Occupations

What did your Etchells ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Etchells. A less common occupation for the Etchells family was Joiner. The most common Etchells occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Etchells's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Housekeeper

  • Joiner


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

Etchells Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Etchells Life Expectancy

What is the average Etchells lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Etchells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Etchells in 1963 was 93, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Etchells

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Etchells 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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