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Ezell Family History

Ezell Name Meaning
English: of unknown origin. The name was well established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel; this is a derivative, not the origin.Americanized form (under French influence) of German Esel, a nickname from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’.

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

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558 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Ezell Families

  • Number of Ezell families
     72 - 141
     25 - 71
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ezell families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ezell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ezell Family Origin

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Ezell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ezell

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Ezell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ezell Civil War Service Records

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