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Omiell Family History

Omiell 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: Mill, Oswell, Orrell, Miele, Odell, Olwell, Orell, Opiela, Oshell

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Where is the Omiell family from?

You can see how Omiell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omiell family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Omiell families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 Omiell family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Omiell's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Omiell families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omiell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omiell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 54 census records available for the last name Omiell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omiell 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Omiell. 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 3 military records available for the last name Omiell. For the veterans among your Omiell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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