Ezell Name Meaning

English: of unknown origin. The name was well established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel; this is a derivative, not the origin. Americanized form (under French influence) of German Esel, a nickname from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’.

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


Similar surnames: Hell, Knell, Gell, Edel, Gesell, Dell, Ebell, Quell, Zelle, Krell

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Ezell Family Origin

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Ezell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Ezell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ezell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ezell. A less common occupation for the Ezell family was Farm Laborer.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Ezell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ezell in 1942 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ezell

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