Nansell Family History

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Nansell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mansell, Ansell, Hansell, Nansel, Anselm, Hensell, Ramsell, Lasell

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Nansell Family Origin

Where is the Nansell family from?

Nansell Family Occupations

What did your Nansell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Casbier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nansell. 50% of Nansell men worked as a Carpenter and 50% of Nansell women worked as a Casbier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nansell were Superintendent and Sewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    50%
  • Superintendent
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Casbier
    50%
  • Sewer
    50%

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

Nansell Historical Records

What Nansell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 63 census records available for the last name Nansell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nansell 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Nansell. 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 5 military records available for the last name Nansell. For the veterans among your Nansell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nansell Life Expectancy

What is the average Nansell lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nansell 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nansell

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