Idell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Idle. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Idl, a pet form of Jude. Possibly a respelling of German Eitel.

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


Similar surnames: Sidell, Gell, Adell, Deal, Udell, Sell, Hell, Ell, Dell, Bodell

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Idell Family Origin

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Idell Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Assesor

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Assesor and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Idell. A less common occupation for the Idell family was Butcher. The most common Idell occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Idell's were Carpenters.

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Idell Historical Records

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Idell Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Idell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Idell in 1961 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Idell

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