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Duell Name Meaning

South German (Düll): nickname for a stubborn man. German (Düll): variant of Dill 5. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Dull, Tull, Nell, Guell, Dell, Bell, Tuell, Quell, Well, Suell

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Where is the Duell family from?

You can see how Duell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duell families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Duell families living in New York. This was about 81% of all the recorded Duell's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Duell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Duell. 24% of Duell men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Duell women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duell were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Duell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Duell. For the veterans among your Duell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Duell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Duell in 1942 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

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