Kettell Family History

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Kettell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kettle. Altered spelling of German Kettel.

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


Similar surnames: Kittell, Kettel, Kessell, Castell, Wetzell, Kittel, Keitel, Kittle

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Kettell Family Origin

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Kettell Family Occupations

What did your Kettell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kettell family was Clergyman. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cap Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kettell. The most common Kettell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kettell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Cap Merchant

    6%
  • Clergyman

    6%

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

Kettell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kettell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kettell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kettell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kettell in 1945 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kettell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kettell 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.

Famous Kettell Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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