Futrell Family History

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Futrell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fussell, Luttrell, Durrell, Burrell, Cantrell, Hurrell, Sorrell

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Futrell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Futrell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Futrell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    6%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

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Futrell Family Origin

Where is the Futrell family from?

Futrell Family Occupations

What did your Futrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Futrell. A less common occupation for the Futrell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Futrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Futrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Futrell Historical Records

What Futrell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Futrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Futrell 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 358 immigration records available for the last name Futrell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Futrell. For the veterans among your Futrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Futrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Futrell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Futrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Futrell in 1952 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Futrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Futrell 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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