Abrell Family History

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Abrell Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German aberëlle ‘April’; hence a nickname for a moody or temperamental man, with reference to the changeable weather in that month. In some cases it may have been applied to someone with a particular connection with April, for example as the month in which his annual tax or rent payments were due.

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

Similar surnames: Brill, Grell, Prell, Abele, Broll, Cabell, Korell, Gambrell, Abella

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Abrell Family Origin

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Abrell Family Occupations

What did your Abrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Abrell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Abrell family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Jewelry And Store Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abrell.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Jewelry And Store Clerk

  • Laborer


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Abrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abrell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 127 immigration records available for the last name Abrell. 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 Card

There are 420 military records available for the last name Abrell. For the veterans among your Abrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Abrell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Abrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Abrell in 1962 was 67, and 45 in 2004.

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