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

What did your Scannell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. The most common Scannell occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 6% of Scannell's were Plasterers.

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  • Plasterer

    6%
  • Brush Manufacturer

    3%
  • Butchers Salesman

    3%
  • Carpenter & Dealer

    3%

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

Scannell Historical Records

What Scannell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scannell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scannell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Scannell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scannell. 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 Scannell. For the veterans among your Scannell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scannell Life Expectancy

What is the average Scannell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Scannell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Scannell in 1943 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scannell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scannell 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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