Gunnell Family History

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Gunnell Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English female personal name Gunnilla, Gunnild, Old Norse Gunnhildr, composed of the elements gunn ‘battle’ + hild ‘strife’. This was a popular name in those parts of England that were under Scandinavian influence in the Middle Ages. Irish: reduced Americanized form of Mag Congail, a Donegal name more often Americanized as McGonigle. Respelling of German Günnel, from a short form of the Germanic personal names Gundram or Gundlach.

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


Similar surnames: Tunnell, Gunner, Fennell, Quinnell, Gunnett, Bunnell, Gingell

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Gunnell Family Origin

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Gunnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnell. The most common Gunnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gunnell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gunnell family was Barber.

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Gunnell Life Expectancy

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