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Worrell Family History

Worrell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Worrall in South Yorkshire, named with Old English wir ‘bog myrtle’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The Wirral peninsula in Cheshire has the same origin and may well be the source of the surname in some cases.

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

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10,384 Military Records
4,778 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Worrell Families

  • Number of Worrell families
     75 - 147
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Worrell families
     51 - 100
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Worrell families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Worrell Family Origin

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Worrell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Worrell

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Worrell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Worrell Civil War Service Records

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