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Aspell Family History

Aspell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Aspull in Greater Manchester named from Old English æspe ‘aspen’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Asbell . Irish: in Ireland this is usually the English name in 1 above imported but according to MacLysaght it is also an east Leinster variant of Archbold (see Archibald ).

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

Similar surnames: Asbell, Shell, Wassell, Ashwell, Caswell, Haswell, Aspen, Adwell

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Where is the Aspell family from?

You can see how Aspell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aspell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aspell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Aspell families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Aspell's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Aspell families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aspell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aspell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Aspell. 60% of Aspell men worked as a Journalier. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Electrician
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aspell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aspell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 710 immigration records available for the last name Aspell. 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 Cards

There are 581 military records available for the last name Aspell. For the veterans among your Aspell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aspell lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Aspell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Aspell in 1965 was 50, and 63 in 2003.

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