Marcell Family History

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Marcell Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French (Occitan): possibly a variant of the personal name Marcel (see Marcello).

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

Similar surnames: Marcelle, Marcella, Martell, Marcel, Marcello, Marcelo, Marchel

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Marcell Family Origin

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Marcell Family Occupations

What did your Marcell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marcell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Marcell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marcell. A less common occupation for the Marcell family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Machinist

  • Baker


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

Marcell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Marcell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcell 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 587 immigration records available for the last name Marcell. 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 Marcell. For the veterans among your Marcell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marcell Life Expectancy

What is the average Marcell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Marcell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Marcell in 1955 was 81, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marcell 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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