Tuel Family History

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Tuel Name Meaning

Breton: from a personal name composed of the elements tut ‘people’ + wal ‘valor’. The name was borne by a Saint Tudal, who came from Britain and became one of the early saints of Brittany. French: southwestern variant of Tual, from an occupational name for a seller of pipes, Old French tuel.

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

Similar surnames: Tull, Turk, Gruel, Tavel, Hue, Turek, Axel, Tuft, Tye, Tukes

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Tuel Family Origin

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Tuel Family Occupations

What did your Tuel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tuel family was Bridge Builder. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuel. The most common Tuel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tuel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Bridge Builder


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

Tuel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tuel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuel 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Tuel. 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 Tuel. For the veterans among your Tuel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuel Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Tuel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tuel in 1959 was 73, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuel 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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