Norell Family History

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Norell Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with norr ‘north’ + the suffix -ell, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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


Similar surnames: Norrell, Torell, Nordell, Forsell, Dovell, Bodell, Orell, Noell

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Norell Family Origin

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Norell Family Occupations

What did your Norell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A B Seaman Seeking Employ and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Norell. 15% of Norell men worked as an A B Seaman Seeking Employ and 50% of Norell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Norell were Grocery prossion Charge Han and G P O Sorting Asst

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A B Seaman Seeking Employ
    15%
  • Billposter
    15%
  • Driver garage Labourer
    15%
  • Grocery prossion Charge Han
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Electric Meter Hand
    10%
  • G P O Sorting Asst
    10%

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

Norell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Norell. 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 485 military records available for the last name Norell. For the veterans among your Norell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norell Life Expectancy

What is the average Norell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Norell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Norell in 1957 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norell 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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