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Russel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Russell. dktent, pwh

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


Similar surnames: Roussel, Rassel, Russell, Russ, Busse, Russeau, Fussell, Russey

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Russel Family Origin

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Russel Family Occupations

What did your Russel ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russel. A less common occupation for the Russel family was Farming. The most common Russel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Russel's were Farmers.

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Russel Historical Records

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Russel Life Expectancy

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