Motel Family History

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Motel Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a derivative of Old French motte ‘fortified stronghold’ (see Motte).

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

Similar surnames: Moten, Motte, Montel, Mantel, Morel, Mote, Motta, Mosel, Hobel, Moye

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Motel Family Origin

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Motel Family Occupations

What did your Motel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Motel occupation in the UK was Siphon Manufr Brass Turner. 100% of Motel's were Siphon Manufr Brass Turners.

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  • Siphon Manufr Brass Turner


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

Motel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Motel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Motel 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 601 immigration records available for the last name Motel. 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 Motel. For the veterans among your Motel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Motel Life Expectancy

What is the average Motel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Motel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Motel in 1958 was 55, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Motel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Motel 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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