Kardell Family History

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Kardell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kardel, a metonymic occupational name for a wool carder, from a Rhineland dialect word, Karde ‘thistle’, dried thistle heads having originally been used to comb and clean (i.e. card) wool. topographic name from Kardel, Rhineland dialect for a steep hillside path hewn out of the rock.

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

Similar surnames: Cardell, Martell, Cordell, Karpel, Gardell, Korell, Kandell, Wadell

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Kardell Family Origin

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Kardell Family Occupations

What did your Kardell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Lorry Driver and Electrical Porcelain were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kardell. 50% of Kardell men worked as a Colliery Lorry Driver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Lorry Driver
  • Labourer Farm general

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Porcelain

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kardell Historical Records

What Kardell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kardell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kardell 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Kardell. 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 305 military records available for the last name Kardell. For the veterans among your Kardell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kardell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kardell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kardell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kardell in 1963 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kardell

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