Mussell Family History

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Mussell Name Meaning

English (Southampton): metonymic occupational name for a seller of shellfish, from Middle English mussel ‘mussel’, ‘shellfish’ (Old English muscelle).

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


Similar surnames: Fussell, Bissell, Vessell, Trussell, Vassell, Hassell, Russell

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Mussell Family Origin

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Mussell Family Occupations

What did your Mussell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mussell. 20% of Mussell men worked as a Builders Labourer and 81% of Mussell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mussell were Verger and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    20%
  • Farm Carter
    16%
  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Verger
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Retired
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Mussell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Mussell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mussell 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 944 immigration records available for the last name Mussell. 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 739 military records available for the last name Mussell. For the veterans among your Mussell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mussell Life Expectancy

What is the average Mussell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mussell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mussell in 1958 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mussell 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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