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Martell Name Meaning

English, French, and German: variant spelling of Martel. Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a smith, or nickname for a forceful person, from martell ‘hammer’ (Late Latin martellus).

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


Similar surnames: Martel, Martello, Mortell, Castell, Mantel, Hartell, Marcell, Morell

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Martell Family Origin

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Martell Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    28%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Seaman

    6%

In 1881, Fisherman, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martell. A less common occupation for the Martell family was Seaman. The most common Martell occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 28% of Martell's were Fishermans.

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Martell Historical Records

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Martell Life Expectancy

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