Windell Family History

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Windell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Windle. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements vind ‘wind’ + the common suffix -ell, from Latin -elius.

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


Similar surnames: Lindell, Kindell, Widell, Rundell, Wadell, Sundell, Tindell, Wisell

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Windell Family Origin

Where is the Windell family from?

Windell Family Occupations

What did your Windell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windell. The most common Windell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Windell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Windell family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Windell Historical Records

What Windell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Windell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Windell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Windell. 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 Windell. For the veterans among your Windell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windell Life Expectancy

What is the average Windell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Windell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Windell in 1955 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Windell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windell 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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