Gardell Family History

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Gardell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Gardel or Gardelle, both derivatives of Garde.

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

Similar surnames: Kardell, Cardell, Wardell, Garrell, Cordell, Martell, Kandell

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Gardell Family Origin

Where is the Gardell family from?

Gardell Family Occupations

What did your Gardell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Pedler, Butcher and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gardell. The most common Gardell occupation in the USA was Pedler. 33% of Gardell's were Pedlers. A less common occupation for the Gardell family was Keeps Shooting Gallery.

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  • Pedler

  • Butcher

  • Druggist

  • Keeps Shooting Gallery


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

Gardell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gardell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gardell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gardell

Passenger List

There are 683 immigration records available for the last name Gardell. 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 216 military records available for the last name Gardell. For the veterans among your Gardell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gardell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gardell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gardell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gardell in 1958 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gardell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gardell 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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