Fells Family History

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Fells Name Meaning

English: variant of Fell. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fels.

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

Similar surnames: Fell, Fels, Fella, Ells, Eells, Gell, Sells, Mell, Mells, Felps

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Fells Family Origin

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Fells Family Occupations

What did your Fells ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fells family was Farm Laborer. The most common Fells occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Fells's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fells.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Fells Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Fells. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fells 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Fells. 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 Fells. For the veterans among your Fells ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fells Life Expectancy

What is the average Fells lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fells in 1945 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fells 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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