Kerswell Family History

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Kerswell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Devon and Worcestershire, named from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Carswell, Hartwell, Cordwell, Harwell, Bardwell, Cogswell, Wiswell

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Kerswell Family Origin

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Kerswell Family Occupations

What did your Kerswell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kerswell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Kerswell's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kerswell.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter


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

Kerswell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kerswell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerswell 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Kerswell. 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 603 military records available for the last name Kerswell. For the veterans among your Kerswell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerswell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerswell lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Kerswell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kerswell in 1966 was 70, and 86 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerswell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerswell 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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