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Decelle Name Meaning

French: topographic name with fused preposition de ‘from’ for someone who lived near a monk's hermitage celle (from ecclesiastic Latin cella ‘cell hermitage’); or a habitational name for someone from Celle the name of several places in various parts of France named with this word. Compare Decelles and Sault .

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


Similar surnames: Lacelle, Deville, Lemelle, Koelle, Demille, Declue, Delle, Desalle

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Where is the Decelle family from?

You can see how Decelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Decelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Decelle families were found in USA in 1880, and Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 20 Decelle families living in Massachusetts. This was about 23% of all the recorded Decelle's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Decelle families in 1880.
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What did your Decelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Decelle. 25% of Decelle men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Decelle women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Manager
    15%
  • Brakeman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Decelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Decelle 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 136 immigration records available for the last name Decelle. 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 336 military records available for the last name Decelle. For the veterans among your Decelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Decelle lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Decelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Decelle in 1946 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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