Saffell Family History

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Saffell Name Meaning

English: from an Anglo-Scandinavian personal name, S?fugul, from Old Norse sæfogl ‘seabird’, ‘cormorant’. Though not recorded as a personal name in Scandinavia, it did become common in England after the Norman conquest.

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


Similar surnames: Axtell, Saffer, Mansell, Adwell, Arkell, Hartell, Raffel, Saffel

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Saffell Family Origin

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Saffell Family Occupations

What did your Saffell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saffell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Saffell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Saffell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saffell.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Saffell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saffell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saffell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Saffell. 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 Saffell. For the veterans among your Saffell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saffell Life Expectancy

What is the average Saffell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Saffell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Saffell in 1953 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saffell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saffell 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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