Idell Family History

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Idell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Idle. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Idl, a pet form of Jude. Possibly a respelling of German Eitel.

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

Similar surnames: Sidell, Gell, Adell, Deal, Udell, Sell, Hell, Ell, Dell, Bodell

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Idell Family Origin

Where is the Idell family from?

Idell Family Occupations

What did your Idell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Idell family was National Schoolmaster. The most common Idell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Idell's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Butcher and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Idell.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Joiner

  • National Schoolmaster


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

Idell Historical Records

What Idell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Idell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idell 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Idell. 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 443 military records available for the last name Idell. For the veterans among your Idell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Idell Life Expectancy

What is the average Idell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Idell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Idell in 1961 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Idell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Idell 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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