Marcel Family History

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Marcel Name Meaning

French, also Hungarian: from the personal name Marcel (Latin Marcellus, a diminutive of Marcus (see Mark 1), which was borne by a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was martyred at Bourges with his companion Anastasius).

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


Similar surnames: Marcello, Marvel, Marcil, Martel, Markel, Marcell, Marchel, Morel

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Marcel Family Origin

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Marcel Family Occupations

What did your Marcel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marcel family was Boatman. The most common Marcel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Marcel's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marcel.

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  • Laborer

    36%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Boatman

    5%

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

Marcel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Marcel Life Expectancy

What is the average Marcel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Marcel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Marcel in 1943 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marcel 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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