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Channel Family History

Channel Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Channell.

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

44,357 Historical Documents with Channel on Ancestry.com
9,133 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,620 Military Records
449 Immigration Records
7,029 Census and Voter Lists
23,126 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Channel Families

  • Number of Channel families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Channel families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Channel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Channel census records

You can see how Channel families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Channel 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 Channel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Channel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Channel 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 Channel

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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.

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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Channel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Channel census records

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

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

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Channel Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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