Amell Family History

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Amell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Canadian Hamel.

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


Similar surnames: Hamel, Lasell, Hamell, Abell, Labell, Armel, Capell, Cavell, Smull

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Amell Family Origin

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Amell Family Occupations

What did your Amell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amell. A less common occupation for the Amell family was Foreman. The most common Amell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Amell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carriage Maker

    6%
  • Foreman

    6%

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

Amell Historical Records

What Amell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Amell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Amell. For the veterans among your Amell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amell Life Expectancy

What is the average Amell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Amell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Amell in 1954 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amell 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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