Quesnell Family History

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Quesnell Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Quesnel.

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


Similar surnames: Pesnell, Quesnel, Quinnell, Estell, Pressnell, Fussell, Meshell

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Quesnell Family Origin

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Quesnell Family Occupations

What did your Quesnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Quesnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 86% of Quesnell's were Farmers. Farmer and Negociant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quesnell.

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Negociant

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quesnell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quesnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quesnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quesnell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Quesnell. 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 Quesnell. For the veterans among your Quesnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quesnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Quesnell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Quesnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Quesnell in 1959 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quesnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quesnell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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