Sells Name Meaning

English: variant of Sell 1.

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


Similar surnames: Selle, Ells, Eells, Sell, Fells, Wells, Mell, Pells, Spells, Seley

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Sells Family Origin

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Sells Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Machinist

    10%
  • School Mistress

    10%
  • School Teacher

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sells family was School Teacher. The most common Sells occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Sells's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and School Mistress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sells.

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Sells Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Sells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sells in 1944 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sells

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