Persell Family History

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Persell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pearsall or Purcell.

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


Similar surnames: Pursell, Percell, Persall, Parsell, Pernell, Piersall, Pendell

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Persell Family Origin

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Persell Family Occupations

What did your Persell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Persell family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Persell. The most common Persell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Persell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Persell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Persell Life Expectancy

What is the average Persell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Persell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Persell in 1952 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Persell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Persell 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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