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Postell Family History

Postell Name Meaning
Variant Postel or Postill, a variant of Postle.

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

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9,087 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,399 Military Records
272 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Postell Families

  • Number of Postell families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Postell families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Postell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Postell census records

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Postell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Postell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Postell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Postell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Postell

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Postell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Postell census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Postell ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Postell Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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