Austell Family History

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Austell Name Meaning

Respelling of German Austel, from a pet form of August. English: possibly a variant of Astle. There is a place in Cornwall called St. Austell (from the dedication of its church to a certain St. Austol), but this is unlikely to be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Ansell, Castell, Stell, Austen, Bustle, Antell, Russell, Munsell

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Austell Family Origin

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Austell Family Occupations

What did your Austell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Austell. The most common Austell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Austell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Austell family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Austell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Austell Life Expectancy

What is the average Austell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Austell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Austell in 1959 was 58, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Austell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Austell 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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