Windell Family History

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Windell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Windle. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements vind ‘wind’ + the common suffix -ell, from Latin -elius.

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


Similar surnames: Lindell, Kindell, Widell, Rundell, Wadell, Sundell, Tindell, Wisell

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Windell Family Origin

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Windell Family Occupations

What did your Windell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Windell. 14% of Windell men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 45% of Windell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Windell were Aircraft Toolmaker inspector and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    14%
  • Aircraft Bearing Factory Engineer Foreman
    3%
  • Aircraft Engineer
    3%
  • Aircraft Toolmaker inspector
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Domestic Duties
    6%
  • Packer Paper Goods
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%

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

Windell Historical Records

What Windell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Windell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windell 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 Windell

Passenger List

There are 571 immigration records available for the last name Windell. 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 Windell. For the veterans among your Windell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windell Life Expectancy

What is the average Windell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Windell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Windell in 1955 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Windell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windell 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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