Lyell Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Lyall.

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


Similar surnames: Lyle, Lyall, Idell, Sell, Lasell, Rydell, Labell, Yehl, Tyrell

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Lyell Family Origin

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Lyell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • City Marshall

    3%
  • Clerk In Dry Good Store

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and City Marshall were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyell. A less common occupation for the Lyell family was Clerk In Dry Good Store. The most common Lyell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Lyell's were Farmers.

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Lyell Historical Records

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Lyell Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Lyell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Lyell in 1960 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyell

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