Gurwell Family History

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Gurwell Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Guell, Grewell, Carwell, Gunnell, Hurrell, Grell, Burdell, Purcell

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Gurwell Family Origin

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Gurwell Family Occupations

What did your Gurwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurwell. A less common occupation for the Gurwell family was Keeping House. The most common Gurwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Gurwell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Black Smith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Gurwell Historical Records

What Gurwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gurwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurwell 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 Gurwell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gurwell. 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 Gurwell. For the veterans among your Gurwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurwell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gurwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gurwell in 1957 was 56, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurwell 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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