Ebell Family History

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Ebell Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a pet form of the personal name Ebbert.

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

Similar surnames: Ebel, Bell, Ezell, Eberl, Beld, Abele, Ell, Uebel, Hell, Bill

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Ebell Family Origin

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Ebell Family Occupations

What did your Ebell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ebell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ebell's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ebell. A less common occupation for the Ebell family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Lawyer

  • Merchant


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

Ebell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ebell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebell 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Ebell. 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 651 military records available for the last name Ebell. For the veterans among your Ebell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ebell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ebell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ebell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ebell in 1956 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ebell 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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