Fells Name Meaning

English: variant of Fell. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fels.

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


Similar surnames: Fell, Fels, Fella, Ells, Eells, Gell, Sells, Mell, Mells, Felps

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Fells Family Origin

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Fells Family Occupations

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  • Not Given

    33%
  • Bottle Macht.

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fells family was Going To School. Not Given, Bottle Macht. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fells. The most common Fells occupation in Canada was Not Given. 33% of Fells's were Not Givens.

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Fells Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Fells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fells in 1945 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fells

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