Korell Family History

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Korell Name Meaning

German: from an altered form of the personal name Kornel (see Cornelius). German: nickname for a humble or modest person, from a Slavic word, koril, meaning ‘humble’.

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

Similar surnames: Krell, Knell, Orell, Kroll, Torell, Morell, Kreul, Morel, Kozel

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Korell Family Origin

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Korell Family Occupations

What did your Korell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Korell family was Keeps House. The most common Korell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Korell's were Farmers. Farmer, Dry Goods Agent and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korell.

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  • Farmer

  • Dry Goods Agent

  • Farming

  • Keeps House


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

Korell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Korell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korell 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 515 immigration records available for the last name Korell. 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 627 military records available for the last name Korell. For the veterans among your Korell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korell Life Expectancy

What is the average Korell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Korell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Korell in 1959 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korell 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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