Channell Family History

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Channell Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an estuary, channel, or drain, Middle English chanel, Old French chanel (Latin canalis ‘canal’, ‘conduit’).

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


Similar surnames: Chappell, Carnell, Sandell, Castell, Cranwell, Cancel, Chancellor

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Channell Family Origin

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Channell Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • School Teacher

    5%
  • Tin Smith

    3%
  • Boarding House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Channell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Channell's were Farmers. Farmer, School Teacher and Tin Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Channell. A less common occupation for the Channell family was Boarding House.

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Channell Historical Records

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Channell Life Expectancy

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