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Hunnell Family History

Hunnell Name Meaning

Probably a shortened form of English Honeywell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Fennell, Hansell, Bunnell, Hudnell, Tunnell, Funnell

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Where is the Hunnell family from?

You can see how Hunnell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hunnell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hunnell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hunnell families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Hunnell's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hunnell families in 1840.
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What did your Hunnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hunnell. 22% of Hunnell men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Hunnell women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hunnell were Salesman and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Cook
  • Teacher
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hunnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunnell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 152 immigration records available for the last name Hunnell. 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 Cards

There are 559 military records available for the last name Hunnell. For the veterans among your Hunnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hunnell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hunnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hunnell in 1956 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

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