Axtell Family History

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Axtell Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Old Norse personal name Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ (see Haskell). This name was in use both among Scandinavian settlers in northern England and among the Normans.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Arkell, Hartell, Maxwell, Ansell, Adwell, Wartell, Axel

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Axtell Family Origin

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Axtell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axtell. The most common Axtell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Axtell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Axtell family was Carpenter.

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Axtell Historical Records

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Axtell Life Expectancy

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