Kardell Family History

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Kardell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kardel, a metonymic occupational name for a wool carder, from a Rhineland dialect word, Karde ‘thistle’, dried thistle heads having originally been used to comb and clean (i.e. card) wool. topographic name from Kardel, Rhineland dialect for a steep hillside path hewn out of the rock.

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


Similar surnames: Cardell, Martell, Cordell, Karpel, Gardell, Korell, Kandell, Wadell

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Kardell Family Origin

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Kardell Family Occupations

What did your Kardell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kardell family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kardell. The most common Kardell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kardell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Bookkeeper

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%

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Kardell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kardell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kardell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kardell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kardell in 1963 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kardell 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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