Thorell Family History

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Thorell Name Meaning

Swedish: compound name from the personal name Thor + the common surname ending -ell, which is from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. French (Huguenot): variant spelling of French Thorel, a pet form of Thore 3.

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

Similar surnames: Torell, Thorsell, Thornell, Thore, Thoren, Norell, Orell, Torello

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Thorell Family Origin

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Thorell Family Occupations

What did your Thorell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thorell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Thorell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thorell family was Watch Maker. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thorell.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Watch Maker


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

Thorell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thorell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thorell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thorell. 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 305 military records available for the last name Thorell. For the veterans among your Thorell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thorell Life Expectancy

What is the average Thorell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Thorell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Thorell in 1952 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thorell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thorell 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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