Smull Family History

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Smull Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Smul, a nickname for a glutton, toper, or lecher, from the definite article de + Middle Dutch smul ‘person of large appetites’.

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

Similar surnames: Small, Scull, Gull, Trull, Schull, Crull, Smola, Shull, Bull, Still

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Smull Family Origin

Where is the Smull family from?

Smull Family Occupations

What did your Smull ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Smull occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Smull's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smull family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smull.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Mason

  • Blacksmith


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

Smull Historical Records

What Smull family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smull 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Smull. 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 442 military records available for the last name Smull. For the veterans among your Smull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smull Life Expectancy

What is the average Smull lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Smull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Smull in 1960 was 33, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smull

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smull 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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