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Fussell Family History

Fussell Name Meaning
English (Bristol): of uncertain derivation; perhaps a Norman metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of spindles, from Old French fusel ‘spindle’ (Late Latin fusellus, a diminutive of classical Latin fusus).Americanized spelling of German Füssel, a diminutive of Fuss.

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

217,279 Historical Documents with Fussell on Ancestry.com
40,299 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,527 Military Records
1,662 Immigration Records
26,071 Census and Voter Lists
144,720 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fussell Families

  • Number of Fussell families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fussell families
     109 - 215
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fussell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fussell Family Origin

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Fussell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fussell

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Fussell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fussell census records

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Fussell Civil War Service Records

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