Pendell Family History

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Pendell Name Meaning

English: possibly from the hill name Pendle (composed of the Celtic element penn ‘hill’, ‘head’ + a tautologous Old English hyll). Probably an altered spelling of Pendel, a South German variant of Bendel.

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

Similar surnames: Bendell, Rundell, Bendel, Sandell, Penwell, Windell, Percell, Fennell

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Pendell Family Origin

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Pendell Family Occupations

What did your Pendell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pendell occupation in the UK was Railway Labourer. 18% of Pendell's were Railway Labourers. A less common occupation for the Pendell family was Coachman Dom. Railway Labourer, Bricklayer and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pendell.

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  • Railway Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Builder

  • Coachman Dom


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

Pendell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pendell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pendell 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 254 immigration records available for the last name Pendell. 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 Pendell. For the veterans among your Pendell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pendell Life Expectancy

What is the average Pendell lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pendell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Pendell in 1946 was 59, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pendell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pendell 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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