Fells Name Meaning

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

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

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Fells Family Origin

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Fells Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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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Fells Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fells

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