Churchwell Family History

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Churchwell Name Meaning

English: most probably a variant of Churchill, or possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Churchill, Croswell, Cashwell, Churches, Corwell, Crowell, Cornwell

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Churchwell Family Origin

Where is the Churchwell family from?

Churchwell Family Occupations

What did your Churchwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Churchwell family was Farming. The most common Churchwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Churchwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Churchwell.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Churchwell Historical Records

What Churchwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Churchwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Churchwell 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Churchwell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Churchwell. For the veterans among your Churchwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Churchwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Churchwell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Churchwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Churchwell in 1942 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Churchwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Churchwell 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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