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Carrell Name Meaning

English: from Old French carrel, ‘pillow’, ‘bolster’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of these. In some cases perhaps an altered spelling of Irish Carroll. In other cases perhaps an altered spelling of French Carrel.

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


Similar surnames: Carrel, Barrell, Correll, Carnell, Cardell, Corbell, Carvell, Garrell

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Carrell Family Origin

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Carrell Family Occupations

What did your Carrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carrell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Carrell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carrell family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Civil Service and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carrell.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Civil Service

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    11%

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

Carrell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Carrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Carrell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carrell in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carrell 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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