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Cull Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Cula. Americanized spelling of German and Swedish Kall or German Koll.

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


Similar surnames: Call, Tull, Coll, Lull, Bull, Crull, Culp, Gull, Calk, Dull

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Where is the Cull family from?

You can see how Cull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cull families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 10 Cull families living in Kentucky. This was about 31% of all the recorded Cull's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Cull families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cull surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cull ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cull. 19% of Cull men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Cull women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cull were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Cull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cull census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cull. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Cull. For the veterans among your Cull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cull lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cull in 1943 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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