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Bedell Family History

Bedell Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Beadle.Possibly a variant of French and German Bedel.

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

272,307 Historical Documents with Bedell on Ancestry.com
39,532 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,033 Military Records
2,614 Immigration Records
48,692 Census and Voter Lists
173,436 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bedell Families

  • Number of Bedell families
     277 - 552
     93 - 276
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bedell families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bedell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bedell census records

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Bedell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Bedell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Bedell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bedell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bedell

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bedell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bedell census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Bedell ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Bedell Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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