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Gunnells Family History

Gunnells Name Meaning

Irish or English: variant of Gunnell .

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


Similar surnames: Gunnell, Runnells, Rannells, Runnels, Funnell, Nunnelly, Dunnell

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Where is the Gunnells family from?

You can see how Gunnells families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gunnells family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gunnells families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Gunnells families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Gunnells's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Gunnells families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gunnells surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gunnells ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gunnells. 29% of Gunnells men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Gunnells women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gunnells were Carpenter and Spooler. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Saleslady
    30%
  • Spooler
    30%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gunnells. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunnells census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 106 immigration records available for the last name Gunnells. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 952 military records available for the last name Gunnells. For the veterans among your Gunnells ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gunnells lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gunnells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gunnells in 1943 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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