Kells Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: from Old Norse kaetil ‘cauldron’; in Scotland of topographic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kellis, Helle, Keel, Knell, Kello, Kelle, Kellas, Wells, Mells, Kelly

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Kells Family Origin

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Kells Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kells occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kells's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kells family was Machinist. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kells.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

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Kells Historical Records

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Kells Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Kells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kells in 1944 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

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