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Adell Family History

Adell Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Adel. Swedish: from an unexplained first element, Ad- (which may represent a personal name or place name beginning with Ad-), + -ell, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

Similar surnames: Ardell, Adel, Wadell, Adwell, Idell, Widell, Apel, Gell, Abele, Andel

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Where is the Adell family from?

You can see how Adell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 33 Adell families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Adell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Adell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Adell. 100% of Adell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Adell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 618 immigration records available for the last name Adell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 637 military records available for the last name Adell. For the veterans among your Adell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Adell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Adell in 1943 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

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