Morell Family History

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Morell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morrell or Morel. Catalan: habitational name from any of several places called Morell in Tarragona and Girona provinces or Majorica and Minorca Islands, from a vernacular form of Latin Maurellus ‘dark-skinned’, diminutive of Maurus ‘Moor’.

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


Similar surnames: Morel, Morrell, Orell, Mowell, Sorell, Morello, Monell, Torell

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Morell Family Origin

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Morell Family Occupations

What did your Morell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morell. 4% of Morell men worked as a Builders Foreman and 40% of Morell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morell were Coal Miner Daytley Heavy Worker and Book Folder (casual)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Foreman
    4%
  • Builders Painter
    4%
  • Clerk Sc tp O Retired Show Rampemployed Clerk Rac Record Office Canterby
    4%
  • Coal Miner Daytley Heavy Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Shorthand Typist
    5%
  • Adverlesement Representative
    3%
  • Book Folder (casual)
    3%

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

Morell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Morell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Morell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Morell. For the veterans among your Morell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morell Life Expectancy

What is the average Morell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Morell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Morell in 1945 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morell 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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