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Uel Family History

Uel 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: Bel, Tuel, Ubl, Uhl, Ruel, Guel, Duel, Ubel, Juel, Buel

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Where is the Uel family from?

You can see how Uel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Uel families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Uel family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Uel's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Uel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Uel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Uel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 251 census records available for the last name Uel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uel 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Uel. 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 42 military records available for the last name Uel. For the veterans among your Uel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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