Garrell Family History

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Garrell Name Meaning

Respelling of French Garrel, possibly from a derivative of Old French garre ‘colorful’, ‘two-tone’. Possibly a respelling of German Garrel, a habitational name from a place so named near Oldenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Gorrell, Barrell, Garret, Carrell, Grell, Darrell, Garrels, Gambrell

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Garrell Family Origin

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Garrell Family Occupations

What did your Garrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Garrell occupation in the UK was Fur Cutter (Furrier). 20% of Garrell's were Fur Cutter (Furrier)s. A less common occupation for the Garrell family was Retired Farmer. Fur Cutter (Furrier), Labourer and Pork Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrell.

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  • Fur Cutter (Furrier)

  • Labourer

  • Pork Butcher

  • Retired Farmer


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

Garrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Garrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrell 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 735 immigration records available for the last name Garrell. 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 851 military records available for the last name Garrell. For the veterans among your Garrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Garrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Garrell in 1963 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrell 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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