Bickell Family History

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Bickell Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. American spelling of Dutch or German Bickel.

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

Similar surnames: Bickel, Nickell, Pickell, Nickel, Mickel, Buckel, Bicker, Mackell

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Bickell Family Origin

Where is the Bickell family from?

Bickell Family Occupations

What did your Bickell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bickell occupation in Canada was School. 17% of Bickell's were Schools. School, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bickell. A less common occupation for the Bickell family was Carpenter.

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  • School

  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Carpenter


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

Bickell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bickell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bickell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bickell. 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 Bickell. For the veterans among your Bickell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bickell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bickell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bickell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bickell in 1948 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bickell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bickell 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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