Thell Family History

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Thell Name Meaning

German: variant of Tell 2.

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


Similar surnames: Theil, Hell, Thull, Tell, Tiell, Thall, Shell, Held, Tuell, Tholl

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Thell Family Origin

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Thell Family Occupations

What did your Thell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thell family was Weaver. The most common Thell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Thell's were Farmers. Farmer and Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thell.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Store

    25%
  • Weaver

    25%

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

Thell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thell Life Expectancy

What is the average Thell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Thell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Thell in 1955 was 38, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thell 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.

Famous Thell Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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