Meshell Family History

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Meshell Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of French Michel.

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


Similar surnames: Hessell, Estell, Castell, Percell, Wessell, Mehall, Shell, Pesnell

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Meshell Family Origin

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Meshell Family Occupations

What did your Meshell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meshell occupation in the USA was Work On Rr. 100% of Meshell's were Work On Rrs.

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  • Work On Rr

    100%

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

Meshell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meshell Life Expectancy

What is the average Meshell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Meshell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Meshell in 1947 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meshell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meshell 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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