Thornell Family History

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Thornell Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements thorn, an ornamental spelling of torn ‘thorn bush’ + the common adjectival suffix -ell, from Latin -elius. English: variant of Thornhill.

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


Similar surnames: Thorsell, Thorell, Thorne, Thorner, Torell, Nordell, Forsell, Thoren

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Thornell Family Origin

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Thornell Family Occupations

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

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  • Beer House Keeper

    9%
  • Bookseller

    9%
  • Brewery Manger

    9%
  • Card Winder

    9%

In 1881, Beer House Keeper, Bookseller and Brewery Manger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thornell. The most common Thornell occupation in the UK was Beer House Keeper. 9% of Thornell's were Beer House Keepers. A less common occupation for the Thornell family was Card Winder.

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Thornell Historical Records

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Thornell Life Expectancy

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Famous Thornell Family

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