Arkell Family History

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Arkell Name Meaning

English: from a Scandinavian personal name: Old Norse Arnkell, Old Danish Arnketil, Old Swedish Arkil.

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

Similar surnames: Arnell, Axtell, Orrell, Haskell, Adwell, Arnall, Harvell, Orell

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Arkell Family Origin

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Arkell Family Occupations

What did your Arkell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Arkell. 16% of Arkell men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Arkell women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arkell were Labourer and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Domestic
  • Dressmaker

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

Arkell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Arkell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arkell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Arkell. 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 Arkell. For the veterans among your Arkell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arkell Life Expectancy

What is the average Arkell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Arkell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Arkell in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arkell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arkell 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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