Edgell Family History

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Edgell Name Meaning

English: probably from the Old English personal name Ecgwulf, meaning ‘sword wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Edghill, Reddell, Elwell, Edgett, Ewell, Ledwell, Adwell, Edel, Dell

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Edgell Family Origin

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Edgell Family Occupations

What did your Edgell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgell. A less common occupation for the Edgell family was Agent Or Clerk. The most common Edgell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Edgell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Agent Or Clerk

    1%

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

Edgell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edgell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edgell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Edgell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edgell. For the veterans among your Edgell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edgell Life Expectancy

What is the average Edgell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Edgell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Edgell in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edgell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edgell 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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