Followell Family History

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Followell Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably an anecdotal nickname meaning ‘fall in the well’.

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


Similar surnames: Hollowell, Folwell, Foxwell, Colwell, Popplewell, Mowell, Lovell

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Followell Family Origin

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Followell Family Occupations

What did your Followell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Followell family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Followell. The most common Followell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Followell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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Followell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Followell Life Expectancy

What is the average Followell lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Followell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Followell in 1946 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Followell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Followell 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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