Decelle Family History

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Decelle Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a monk’s hermitage, from ecclesiastic Latin cella ‘cell’, ‘hermitage’, or a habitational name from any of the widespread and numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lacelle, Deville, Lemelle, Koelle, Demille, Declue, Delle, Desalle

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Decelle Family Origin

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Decelle Family Occupations

What did your Decelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Decelle occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 30% of Decelle's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Decelle family was Bedeau. Cultivateur, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decelle.

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  • Cultivateur

    30%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Bedeau

    5%

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

Decelle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Decelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Decelle lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Decelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Decelle in 1946 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Decelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Decelle 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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