Fussell Family History

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Fussell Name Meaning

English (Bristol): of uncertain derivation; perhaps a Norman metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of spindles, from Old French fusel ‘spindle’ (Late Latin fusellus, a diminutive of classical Latin fusus). Americanized spelling of German Füssel, a diminutive of Fuss.

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


Similar surnames: Russell, Mussell, Bissell, Trussell, Vessell, Futrell, Castell

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Fussell Family Origin

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Fussell Family Occupations

What did your Fussell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fussell occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 20% of Fussell's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Bricklayer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fussell. A less common occupation for the Fussell family was Messenger.

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Bricklayer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Messenger

    20%

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

Fussell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fussell Life Expectancy

What is the average Fussell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fussell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Fussell in 1945 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fussell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fussell 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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