Fewell Family History

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Fewell Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Dewell, Sewell, Newell, Jewell, Hewell, Yewell, Ewell, Ledwell

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Fewell Family Origin

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Fewell Family Occupations

What did your Fewell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fewell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fewell. The most common Fewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Fewell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Fewell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Fewell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fewell 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 819 immigration records available for the last name Fewell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fewell. For the veterans among your Fewell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fewell Life Expectancy

What is the average Fewell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fewell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fewell in 1945 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fewell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fewell 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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