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Antell Family History

Antell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Antill. Swedish: perhaps a compound of an unexplained first element + the common surname ending -ell, which is taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Compare Ansell.

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


Similar surnames: Ansell, Ancell, Ardell, Mantell, Angell, Castell, Wartell, Antill

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Where is the Antell family from?

You can see how Antell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Antell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Antell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 12 Antell families living in Missouri. This was about 33% of all the recorded Antell's in USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Antell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Antell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Antell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Antell. 28% of Antell men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Antell women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Antell were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    36%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Antell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Antell 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 602 immigration records available for the last name Antell. 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 500 military records available for the last name Antell. For the veterans among your Antell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Antell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Antell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Antell in 1960 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

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