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Etsell Family History

Etsell Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Edsell, Gesell, Sell, Tell, Elwell, Hensell, Rosell, Lasell, Ezell

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Where is the Etsell family from?

You can see how Etsell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etsell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Etsell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Etsell families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Etsell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Etsell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etsell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etsell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Wife was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Etsell. 100% of Etsell women worked as a House Wife. .

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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

  • House Wife
    100%
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What Etsell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 918 census records available for the last name Etsell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etsell 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Etsell. 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 90 military records available for the last name Etsell. For the veterans among your Etsell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etsell lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Etsell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Etsell in 1965 was 90, and 75 in 2004.

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