Ansel Family History

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Ansel Name Meaning

French: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Anselme (see Anselm). English: variant spelling of Ansell.

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

Similar surnames: Ancel, Anselm, Hansel, Ansell, Angel, Amsel, Mansel, Daniel, Engel

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Ansel Family Origin

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Ansel Family Occupations

What did your Ansel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ansel family was Keeping House. The most common Ansel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ansel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ansel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Ansel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ansel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansel 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 891 immigration records available for the last name Ansel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ansel. For the veterans among your Ansel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ansel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ansel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ansel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ansel in 1957 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ansel 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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