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Tuell Family History

Tuell Name Meaning

English: altered form of Twell itself a shortened form of Atwell or Attwell . In some cases probably also South German (Tüll): see Tull .

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


Similar surnames: Tull, Duell, Knell, Toll, Gull, Tiell, Guell, Gell, Telle, Quell

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Where is the Tuell family from?

You can see how Tuell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Tuell families living in Indiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Tuell's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Tuell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tuell. 24% of Tuell men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Tuell women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuell were Carpenter and School Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Housework
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • School Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tuell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuell 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Tuell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tuell. For the veterans among your Tuell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tuell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tuell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Tuell in 1951 was 57, and 55 in 2004.

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