Barnell Family History

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Barnell Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Barnhill.

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

Similar surnames: Carnell, Parnell, Marnell, Bartell, Bagnell, Bardell, Barnwell

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Barnell Family Origin

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Barnell Family Occupations

What did your Barnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barnell family was Painter. The most common Barnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Barnell's were Farmers. Farmer and Dom. Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barnell.

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  • Farmer

  • Dom. Servant

  • Painter


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

Barnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Barnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnell 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Barnell. 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 893 military records available for the last name Barnell. For the veterans among your Barnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Barnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barnell in 1961 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnell 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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