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Martell Name Meaning

English, French, and German: variant spelling of Martel. Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a smith, or nickname for a forceful person, from martell ‘hammer’ (Late Latin martellus).

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


Similar surnames: Martel, Martello, Mortell, Castell, Mantel, Hartell, Marcell, Morell

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Martell Family Origin

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Martell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Martell Historical Records

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Martell Life Expectancy

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