Tuel Name Meaning

Breton: from a personal name composed of the elements tut ‘people’ + wal ‘valor’. The name was borne by a Saint Tudal, who came from Britain and became one of the early saints of Brittany. French: southwestern variant of Tual, from an occupational name for a seller of pipes, Old French tuel.

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

Similar surnames: Tull, Turk, Gruel, Tavel, Hue, Turek, Axel, Tuft, Tye, Tukes

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Tuel Family Origin

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Tuel Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Bridge Builder


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tuel family was Bridge Builder. The most common Tuel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tuel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuel.

Source: Census data for Tuel | Data not to scale

Tuel Historical Records

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Tuel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Tuel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tuel in 1959 was 73, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuel

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