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Saffell Family History

Saffell Name Meaning
English: from an Anglo-Scandinavian personal name, S?fugul, from Old Norse sæfogl ‘seabird’, ‘cormorant’. Though not recorded as a personal name in Scandinavia, it did become common in England after the Norman conquest.

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

58,109 Historical Documents with Saffell on Ancestry.com
9,024 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,669 Military Records
131 Immigration Records
6,624 Census and Voter Lists
40,661 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Saffell Families

  • Number of Saffell families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Saffell families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Saffell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Saffell Family Origin

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Saffell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Saffell

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Saffell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Saffell Civil War Service Records

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