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Whitsell Family History

Whitsell Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Weitzel or Witzel.

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

39,723 Historical Documents with Whitsell on Ancestry.com
7,597 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,100 Military Records
243 Immigration Records
8,066 Census and Voter Lists
22,717 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whitsell Families

  • Number of Whitsell families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitsell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whitsell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitsell census records

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Whitsell 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 Whitsell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Whitsell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Whitsell 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 Whitsell

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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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Whitsell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitsell census records

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Whitsell Civil War Service Records

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