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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

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Civil Service

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Civil Service and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carrell. 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.

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Carrell Historical Records

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Carrell Life Expectancy

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