Conwell Family History

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Conwell Name Meaning

Irish: reduced variant of McConville.

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

Similar surnames: Conwill, Connell, Banwell, Cornwell, Bonwell, Cadwell, Correll

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Conwell Family Origin

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Conwell Family Occupations

What did your Conwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Conwell family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conwell. The most common Conwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Conwell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Conwell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Conwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Conwell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Conwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Conwell in 1942 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conwell 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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