Torell Family History

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Torell Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old French torail, torel ‘small tower’. Swedish: ornamental name from the personal name Tor (see Thor) + the common adjectival suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

Similar surnames: Thorell, Norell, Orell, Thornell, Nordell, Toll, Morel, Torello

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Torell Family Origin

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Torell Family Occupations

What did your Torell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Torell. 58% of Torell men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Torell women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torell were Mechanic and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Torell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Torell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torell 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 589 immigration records available for the last name Torell. 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 233 military records available for the last name Torell. For the veterans among your Torell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torell Life Expectancy

What is the average Torell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Torell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Torell in 1963 was 89, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torell 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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