Russel Family History

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Russel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Russell. dktent, pwh

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


Similar surnames: Roussel, Rassel, Russell, Russ, Busse, Russeau, Fussell, Russey

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Russel Family Origin

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Russel Family Occupations

What did your Russel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Russel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Russel's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russel. A less common occupation for the Russel family was Servant.

View Census data for Russel | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    36%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

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

Russel Historical Records

What Russel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Russel Life Expectancy

What is the average Russel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Russel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Russel in 1949 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russel 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.

Famous Russel Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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