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Kardell Name Meaning

German: variant of Kardel and in North America (also) an altered form of this. Americanized form of Slovenian Kardelj itself presumably a Slovenized form of Italian Cardelli .

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


Similar surnames: Cardell, Martell, Cordell, Karpel, Gardell, Korell, Kandell, Wadell

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Where is the Kardell family from?

You can see how Kardell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kardell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kardell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Kardell families living in Sussex. This was about 75% of all the recorded Kardell's in United Kingdom. Sussex had the highest population of Kardell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kardell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kardell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kardell. 44% of Kardell men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Kardell women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kardell were Farmer and Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    44%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • School Teacher
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kardell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kardell 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Kardell. 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 305 military records available for the last name Kardell. For the veterans among your Kardell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kardell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kardell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kardell in 1963 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

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