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Mantell Family History

Mantell Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Mantel.

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

Similar surnames: Mantel, Martell, Antell, Mindell, Mantle, Manwell, Mandell, Munsell

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Where is the Mantell family from?

You can see how Mantell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mantell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mantell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 21 Mantell families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Mantell's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mantell families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mantell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mantell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mantell. 50% of Mantell men worked as a Labourer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Pressman
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mantell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mantell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mantell. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mantell. For the veterans among your Mantell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mantell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mantell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mantell in 1942 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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