Edell Family History

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Edell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Edel.

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

Similar surnames: Edel, Redell, Idell, Bedell, Bodell, Euell, Odell, Dell, Ebell

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Edell Family Origin

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Edell Family Occupations

What did your Edell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Edell family was Huckster. Keeping House, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edell. The most common Edell occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Edell's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker

  • Huckster


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

Edell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edell 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 486 immigration records available for the last name Edell. 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 600 military records available for the last name Edell. For the veterans among your Edell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edell Life Expectancy

What is the average Edell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Edell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Edell in 1952 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edell 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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