Gunnells Family History

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Gunnells Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gunnell 2, with English patronymic -s. Metronymic from English Gunnell 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnell, Runnells, Rannells, Runnels, Funnell, Nunnelly, Dunnell

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Gunnells Family Origin

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Gunnells Family Occupations

What did your Gunnells ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnells. A less common occupation for the Gunnells family was Laborer. The most common Gunnells occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gunnells's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Gunnells Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gunnells. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunnells 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gunnells. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gunnells. For the veterans among your Gunnells ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunnells Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunnells lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gunnells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gunnells in 1943 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunnells

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunnells 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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