Appell Family History

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Appell Name Meaning

Swedish: probably a soldier’s name from appell ‘(military) call’, ‘muster’. Perhaps a respelling of Appel.

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


Similar surnames: Appelt, Appel, Ansell, Antell, Aspell, Adell, Asbell, Dupell, Arnell

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Appell Family Origin

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Appell Family Occupations

What did your Appell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Appell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Appell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Appell family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appell.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Barber

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Appell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Appell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Appell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Appell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Appell. For the veterans among your Appell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appell Life Expectancy

What is the average Appell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Appell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Appell in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Appell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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