Gingell Family History

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Gingell Name Meaning

English (common in Bristol): variant of Gingold, of which the origin is unexplained. Respelling of German Gingel, a common Bavarian surname, derived from a short form of the Germanic personal name Gangulf, composed of the elements gangan ‘to walk or go’ + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Windell, Engel, Gell, Lindell, Gorrell, Grindell, Kindell

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Gingell Family Origin

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Gingell Family Occupations

What did your Gingell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gingell. The most common Gingell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Gingell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gingell family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Gingell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Gingell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gingell 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 Gingell. 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 Gingell. For the veterans among your Gingell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gingell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gingell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gingell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gingell in 1956 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gingell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gingell 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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