Decell Family History

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Decell Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Decelle.

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

Similar surnames: Ancell, Deel, Dupell, Decelle, Percell, Debell, Devall, Decelles

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Decell Family Origin

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Decell Family Occupations

What did your Decell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Decell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decell. The most common Decell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Decell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Keeping House


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

Decell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Decell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Decell 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Decell. 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 249 military records available for the last name Decell. For the veterans among your Decell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Decell Life Expectancy

What is the average Decell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Decell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Decell in 1943 was 52, and 103 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Decell 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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