Barkell Family History

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Barkell Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. Possibly an irregular variant of Birchall.

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

Similar surnames: Bardell, Bickell, Tarbell, Wardell, Bartell, Barrell, Barkett, Barke

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Barkell Family Origin

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Barkell Family Occupations

What did your Barkell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Contractor and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Barkell. 34% of Barkell men worked as a Contractor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Contractor
  • Ma Agent
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student

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

Barkell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barkell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barkell 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Barkell. 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 263 military records available for the last name Barkell. For the veterans among your Barkell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkell Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Barkell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Barkell in 1957 was 47, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barkell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barkell 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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