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Kandell Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kandel .

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


Similar surnames: Kindell, Mandell, Randell, Wandell, Kardell, Kandel, Kandle, Wadell

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Where is the Kandell family from?

You can see how Kandell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kandell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kandell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kandell family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Kandell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kandell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kandell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kandell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kandell. 22% of Kandell men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Kandell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kandell were Farmer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kandell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kandell 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 483 immigration records available for the last name Kandell. 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 172 military records available for the last name Kandell. For the veterans among your Kandell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kandell lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Kandell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kandell in 1966 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

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