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Dell Family History

Dell Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley, from Middle English, Old English dell ‘dell’, ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several minor places named Dell, from this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Essex, and Sussex.German: from Low German delle ‘dell’, ‘depression’ (Middle High German telle ‘gorge’).

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

482,357 Historical Documents with Dell on Ancestry.com
116,358 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,344 Military Records
11,287 Immigration Records
112,020 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dell Families

  • Number of Dell families
     101 - 200
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dell families
     277 - 551
     93 - 276
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dell Family Origin

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Dell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dell

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Dell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dell census records

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Dell Civil War Service Records

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