Cull Family History

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Cull Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Cula. Americanized spelling of German and Swedish Kall or German Koll.

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

Similar surnames: Call, Tull, Coll, Lull, Bull, Crull, Culp, Gull, Calk, Dull

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Cull Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cull name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cull. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Cull Family Origin

Where is the Cull family from?

Cull Family Occupations

What did your Cull ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Tanner and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cull. A less common occupation for the Cull family was Bank Inspector. The most common Cull occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Cull's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tanner

  • Machinist

  • Bank Inspector


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

Cull Historical Records

What Cull family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Cull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cull 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cull. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Cull. For the veterans among your Cull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cull Life Expectancy

What is the average Cull lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cull in 1943 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cull

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cull 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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