Scannell Family History

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Scannell Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scannail ‘descendant of Scannal’, a byname meaning ‘contention’.

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


Similar surnames: Connell, Mcannally, Mcdonnell, Carnell, Sawtell, Scammell, Stansell

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Scannell Family Origin

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Scannell Family Occupations

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  • Plasterer

    6%
  • Brush Manufacturer

    3%
  • Butchers Salesman

    3%
  • Carpenter & Dealer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Scannell occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 6% of Scannell's were Plasterers. Plasterer, Brush Manufacturer and Butchers Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scannell. A less common occupation for the Scannell family was Carpenter & Dealer.

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Scannell Historical Records

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Scannell Life Expectancy

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