Worrell Family History

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Worrell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Worrall in South Yorkshire, named with Old English wir ‘bog myrtle’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The Wirral peninsula in Cheshire has the same origin and may well be the source of the surname in some cases.

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

Similar surnames: Gorrell, Orrell, Cornell, Correll, Hurrell, Darrell, Norrell, Morrell

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Worrell Family Origin

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Worrell Family Occupations

What did your Worrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Worrell. 28% of Worrell men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Worrell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Worrell were Farmer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk (retired)
  • Horseman On Farm
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Incapacitated

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

Worrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Worrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Worrell 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Worrell. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Worrell. For the veterans among your Worrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Worrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Worrell lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Worrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Worrell in 1946 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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