Saffell Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Saffell Name Meaning

English: from an Anglo-Scandinavian personal name, S?fugul, from Old Norse sæfogl ‘seabird’, ‘cormorant’. Though not recorded as a personal name in Scandinavia, it did become common in England after the Norman conquest.

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

Similar surnames: Axtell, Saffer, Mansell, Adwell, Arkell, Hartell, Raffel, Saffel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Saffell Family Origin

Where is the Saffell family from?

Saffell Family Occupations

What did your Saffell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saffell.

View Census data for Saffell | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Saffell Historical Records

What Saffell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Saffell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saffell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Saffell

Passenger List

There are 179 immigration records available for the last name Saffell. 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.

View all Saffell immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Saffell. For the veterans among your Saffell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Saffell military records

You've only scratched the surface of Saffell family history.

Saffell Life Expectancy

What is the average Saffell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Saffell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Saffell in 1953 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saffell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saffell 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.

Famous Saffell Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial