Fishell Family History

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Fishell Name Meaning

Respelling of Jewish Fishel or German and Jewish Fischel.

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

Similar surnames: Fischel, Rishell, Bissell, Oshell, Kissell, Fishel, Shell, Fisher

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Fishell Family Origin

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Fishell Family Occupations

What did your Fishell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fishell family was Contractor. Farmer, Carpenter and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fishell. The most common Fishell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Fishell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Beer Saloon

  • Contractor


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

Fishell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fishell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fishell 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Fishell. 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 437 military records available for the last name Fishell. For the veterans among your Fishell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fishell Life Expectancy

What is the average Fishell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fishell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fishell in 1954 was 65, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fishell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fishell 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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