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Cartmell Family History

Cartmell Name Meaning
English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name for someone from Cartmel in Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire), the site of a famous priory, inland from Cartmel Sands. The place name is derived from Old Norse kartr ‘rocky ground’ + melr ‘sandbank’.

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

98,122 Historical Documents with Cartmell on Ancestry.com
27,988 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,966 Military Records
1,740 Immigration Records
13,144 Census and Voter Lists
53,284 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cartmell Families

  • Number of Cartmell families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cartmell families
     341 - 680
     114 - 340
     1 - 113
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cartmell families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cartmell Family Origin

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Cartmell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cartmell

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Cartmell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Cartmell Civil War Service Records

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