Quinnell Family History

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Quinnell Name Meaning

English: metonymic from the Middle English female personal name Quenilda, Old English Cwenhild ‘woman-war’. In some instances, it may be an altered spelling of the French family name Quinel, which is from an aphetic pet form of the personal name Jacques, French form of Jack.

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

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Rundell, Tinnell, Tunnell, Quince, Bunnell, Dunwell, Bignell

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Quinnell Family Origin

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Quinnell Family Occupations

What did your Quinnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Compositor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quinnell. The most common Quinnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Quinnell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quinnell family was Sailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Compositor

  • Sailor


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

Quinnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Quinnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quinnell 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 974 immigration records available for the last name Quinnell. 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 Quinnell. For the veterans among your Quinnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quinnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Quinnell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Quinnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Quinnell in 1953 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quinnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quinnell 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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