Gemmell Family History

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Gemmell Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Gamble. Altered spelling of German Gemmel.

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


Similar surnames: Gemmel, Gammell, Gemmill, Gammel, Hammell, Hummell, Gambell, Emmel

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Gemmell Family Origin

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Gemmell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gemmell family was Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gemmell. The most common Gemmell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Gemmell's were Farmers.

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Gemmell Historical Records

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Gemmell Life Expectancy

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