Postell Family History

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Postell Name Meaning

Variant Postel or Postill, a variant of Postle.

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


Similar surnames: Postel, Posten, Postal, Postema, Castell, Bortell, Boutell, Estell

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Postell Family Origin

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Postell Family Occupations

What did your Postell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Postell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Postell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Postell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Working On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Postell.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Working On Farm

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Postell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Postell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Postell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Postell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Postell. 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 Postell. For the veterans among your Postell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Postell Life Expectancy

What is the average Postell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Postell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Postell in 1948 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Postell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Postell 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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