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Randell Name Meaning

English: variant of Randall . Americanized form of German Randel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rendell, Wadell, Mandell, Kandell, Randle, Ransdell, Wandell

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Where is the Randell family from?

You can see how Randell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Randell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Randell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 30 Randell families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Randell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Randell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Randell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Randell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Randell. 20% of Randell men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Randell women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Randell were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Randell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Randell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Randell. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Randell. For the veterans among your Randell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Randell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Randell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Randell in 1953 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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