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Hassell Family History

Hassell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Hassall in Cheshire, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hætt ‘hat’ (or possibly from Old English hægtesse ‘witch’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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55,648 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,892 Military Records
8,856 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hassell Families

  • Number of Hassell families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hassell families
     152 - 301
     51 - 151
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hassell families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hassell Family Origin

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Hassell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hassell

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Hassell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hassell census records

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Hassell Civil War Service Records

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