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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

What did your Quell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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

Quell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Quell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quell 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 499 immigration records available for the last name Quell. 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 838 military records available for the last name Quell. For the veterans among your Quell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quell Life Expectancy

What is the average Quell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quell 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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