Spurrell Family History

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Spurrell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Spirewell in Devon or some other similarly named place.

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

Similar surnames: Surrell, Pursell, Sherrell, Orrell, Purcell, Burrell, Perrell

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Spurrell Family Origin

Where is the Spurrell family from?

Spurrell Family Occupations

What did your Spurrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spurrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Spurrell's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spurrell. A less common occupation for the Spurrell family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Tailor


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

Spurrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Spurrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spurrell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Spurrell. 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 622 military records available for the last name Spurrell. For the veterans among your Spurrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spurrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Spurrell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Spurrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Spurrell in 1955 was 59, and 61 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spurrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spurrell 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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