Lell Family History

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Lell Name Meaning

German: descriptive nickname from the Swabian word lell, läll ‘twisted mouth’.

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


Similar surnames: Gell, Hell, Dell, Lill, Bell, Nell, Well, Lull, Tell, Mell

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Lell Family Origin

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Lell Family Occupations

What did your Lell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lell family was Cook Hotel. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lell.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cook Hotel

    8%

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

Lell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lell. 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 Lell. For the veterans among your Lell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lell Life Expectancy

What is the average Lell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lell in 1961 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lell 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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