Pursell Family History

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Pursell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Purcell, a habitational name for someone from Purshull in Elmbridge, Worcestershire. Variant of German Purschel, Burschel, or Bürschel, diminutives of Bursch. Altered spelling of Burzel, Burzle, or Bürzel (see Burts).

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


Similar surnames: Persell, Parsell, Bursell, Purtell, Munsell, Purtill, Durell, Purnell

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Pursell Family Origin

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Pursell Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    28%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Son

    11%

In 1881, the most common Pursell occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 28% of Pursell's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pursell. A less common occupation for the Pursell family was Son.

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Pursell Historical Records

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Pursell Life Expectancy

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