Martelle Family History

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Martelle Name Meaning

French: from a feminine form of Martel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Marcelle, Martella, Martell, Martel, Marella, Marzella, Mortell

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Martelle Family Origin

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Martelle Family Occupations

What did your Martelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Martelle occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Martelle's were Laborers. Laborer, Work In Cotton Mill and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martelle. A less common occupation for the Martelle family was Brick Mason.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Work In Cotton Mill

    10%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

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

Martelle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Martelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Martelle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Martelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Martelle in 1963 was 66, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martelle 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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