Tunnell Family History

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Tunnell Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Old English female personal name composed of the elements tun ‘settlement’, ‘village’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnell, Bunnell, Fennell, Quinnell, Rundell, Dunwell, Tennell

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Tunnell Family Origin

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Tunnell Family Occupations

What did your Tunnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tunnell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tunnell. The most common Tunnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Tunnell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Tunnell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tunnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Tunnell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tunnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Tunnell in 1947 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tunnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tunnell 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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