Tennell Family History

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Tennell Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Dähnel, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with dan- (also contained in the ethnic name Dane); alternatively, Dannehl is a short form of Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Fennell, Tunnell, Pendell, Kernell, Pesnell, Hennelly

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Tennell Family Origin

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Tennell Family Occupations

What did your Tennell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Tennell. 85% of Tennell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Tennell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tennell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tennell 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Tennell. 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 447 military records available for the last name Tennell. For the veterans among your Tennell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tennell Life Expectancy

What is the average Tennell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tennell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Tennell in 1963 was 66, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tennell 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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