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Harrell Family History

Harrell Name Meaning
English: variant of Harold.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghail ‘descendant of Earghal’, a personal name with the same etymology as Fearghal (see Farrell).

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

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215,579 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
37,456 Military Records
4,467 Immigration Records
119,511 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Harrell Families

  • Number of Harrell families
     288 - 574
     97 - 287
     1 - 96
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harrell families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harrell families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Harrell census records

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Harrell Family Origin

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Harrell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Harrell

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Harrell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harrell census records

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Harrell Civil War Service Records

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