History of your Surname
Get access to Patchell family records.Start a free trial

Patchell Family History

Patchell Name Meaning

English: from the female personal name Pechel, a Middle English continuation of an Old English name, Pæcchild, which is not recorded independently.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchell, Satchell, Kitchell, Rachel, Parnell, Winchell, Etchells

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Patchell family from?

You can see how Patchell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patchell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Patchell families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 29 Patchell families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Patchell's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Patchell families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patchell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patchell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Patchell. 48% of Patchell men worked as a Farmer.

View Census data for Patchell | Data not to scale

*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

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Student
    14%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Retired
    9%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Patchell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Patchell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patchell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Patchell

Passenger Lists

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

View all Patchell immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 995 military records available for the last name Patchell. For the veterans among your Patchell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Patchell military records

You've only scratched the surface of Patchell family history.

Discover More

What is the average Patchell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Patchell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Patchell in 1964 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Patchell

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Patchell family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial