Quell Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a spring, Middle High German quelle. In some instances it may be a habitational name from Quelle near Bielefeld, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Guell, Knell, Dell, Sell, Hell, Quella, Bull, Gell, Doell, Quill

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Quell Family Origin

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Quell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Quell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Quell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quell. A less common occupation for the Quell family was Day Laborer.

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Quell Historical Records

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Quell Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Quell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Quell in 1959 was 57, and 33 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quell

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