Terrel Family History

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Terrel Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Tyrrell.

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

Similar surnames: Terrell, Herrel, Tirrell, Ferrel, Herrell, Carrel, Ferren, Perren

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Terrel Family Origin

Where is the Terrel family from?

Terrel Family Occupations

What did your Terrel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Terrel. A less common occupation for the Terrel family was Farming. The most common Terrel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Terrel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Terrel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Terrel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terrel 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Terrel. 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 Terrel. For the veterans among your Terrel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Terrel Life Expectancy

What is the average Terrel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Terrel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Terrel in 1960 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terrel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terrel 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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