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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

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Bricklayer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Messenger

    20%

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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Fussell Historical Records

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Fussell Life Expectancy

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