Marcel Family History

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Marcel Name Meaning

French, also Hungarian: from the personal name Marcel (Latin Marcellus, a diminutive of Marcus (see Mark 1), which was borne by a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was martyred at Bourges with his companion Anastasius).

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


Similar surnames: Marcello, Marvel, Marcil, Martel, Markel, Marcell, Marchel, Morel

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Marcel Family Origin

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Marcel Family Occupations

What did your Marcel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Marcel. 20% of Marcel men worked as a Cultivateur and 34% of Marcel women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcel were Comptable and Couvreure

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    6%
  • Comptable
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Institutrice
    34%
  • Servante
    23%
  • Chery Maker
    12%
  • Couvreure
    12%

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

Marcel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Marcel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marcel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marcel. For the veterans among your Marcel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marcel Life Expectancy

What is the average Marcel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Marcel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Marcel in 1943 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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